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51a0188.1 – 3783   Cochylichroa viscana (Kearfott, 1907)

Nolie Schneider
Distribution: Holotype: Essex County Park, NJ.
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Synonymy: Phalonia viscana Kearfott, 1907
Phalonia peganitis Meyrick, 1912 (unjustified emendation)
Taxonomic Notes: Cochylichroa viscana (Kearfott, 1907) was formerly in the genus Cochylis, Zootaxa, 4671(2):195-222.
This species was number 3857 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.
  • Brown, J.W., 2019. New genera, new species, and new combinations in new world Cochylina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae). Zootaxa, 4671(2): 195-222.
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 33(1): 1-98.
  • 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
  • Species Page at the American Museum of Natural History (holotype)
Cochylichroa viscana
11mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Cochylichroa viscana
Mississippi Entomological Museum
Cochylichroa viscana
- 13mm – U. S. National Museum

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