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51a0169.1 – 3803   Lorita scarificata (Meyrick, 1917)
             Chrysanthemum Flower Borer

Steve Nanz
Genitalia: See Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 90(4): 443; figs. 7, 8, 11
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalonia scarificata Meyrick, 1917
Lorita abornana Busck, 1939
Lorita chatka Busck, 1939
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Pogue, M.G., 1988. Revision of the genus Lorita Busck (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Cochylini), with a description of a new species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 90(4): 443.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Lorita scarificata
Greg Raterman
Lorita scarificata
Greg Raterman
Lorita scarificata
Carol Wolf
Lorita scarificata
10mm – Jim Vargo
Lorita scarificata
- Holotype - LG – Todd M. Gilligan
Lorita scarificata
12mm – U. S. National Museum
Lorita scarificata
10mm – U. S. National Museum

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