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51a0190.1 – 3769   Cochylichroa bucera (Razowski, 1997)

Royal Tyler
Distribution: Canada: ON; USA: IL, OK (BOLD, BugGuide).
Holotype: Vineland Station, ON.
Paralectotypes: Canada: ON, MB; USA: TX.
Field Marks:
WS: 9-13 mm (Razowski 1997). Ground color whitish/pinkish brown, markings brown, median fascia usually divided, anal portion not necessarily triangular (Michael Sabourin, pers. com., 2023).
Genitalia: See Razowski (1997).
Similar Species:
  • Cochylichroa hospes (Walsingham, 1884) is larger with well defined triangular patch on the inner margin of the FW (Michael Sabourin, pers. com., 2023).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cochylis bucera Razowski, 1997
Taxonomic Notes: Cochylichroa bucera (Razowski, 1997), n. sp., Acta. Zool. Cracov. 40:136, generic assignment follows in Gilligan & Brown in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023) and is supported by genitalia and DNA barcode (M. Sabourin, pers. comm., 5iv2023).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Razowski, J., 1997. Cochylini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Canada. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia, 40(1): 107-163.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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