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51a0180.1 – 3766.1   Cochylichroa atricapitana (Stephens, 1852)
Distribution Data for Cochylichroa atricapitana
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Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
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Genitalia: See Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2):195–222
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Synonymy: Eupoecilia atricapitana Stephens, 1852
Taxonomic Notes: Cochylichroa atricapitana (Stephens, 1852) was previously in the genus Cochylis, Zootaxa, 4671(2): 195-222. This species was introduced from Spain via Australia in 1990 for biocontrol of Tansy Ragwort, Winston et al. 2014.
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  • Brown, J.W., 2019. New genera, new species, and new combinations in new world Cochylina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae). Zootaxa, 4671(2): 195-222.
  • Winston, R.L., M. Schwarzländer, H.L. Hinz, M.D. Day, M.J.W. Cock, M.H. Julien, 2014. Biological Control of Weeds: A World Catalogue of Agents and Their Target Weeds. USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, 5: 1-838.
Cochylichroa atricapitana
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