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51a0114.1 – 3822   Phtheochroa riscana (Kearfott, 1907)

Tom Murray
Distribution: Type locality: Essex Co., NJ; Glenburn, PA.
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Synonymy: Hysterosia riscana Kearfott, 1907
Hysterosia vincta Meyrick, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Phtheochroa riscana: This species was number 3802 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New Microlepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 39: 122.
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Phtheochroa riscana
Hugh McGuinness [T]
Phtheochroa riscana
Bob Patterson
Phtheochroa riscana
Tom Murray
Phtheochroa riscana
Tom Murray
Phtheochroa riscana
15mm – Jim Vargo
Phtheochroa riscana
16mm – U. S. National Museum

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