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51a0212.1 – 3833   Platphalonidia lavana (Busck, 1907)

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Synonymy: Phalonia lavana Busck, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Platphalonidia lavana (Busck, 1907), formerly placed in Metzler and Albu (2013), revised status, Brown et al. (2019:S2). This was number 3834 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
3833 (1983 list) Aethes labeculana (Robinson, 1869) is a synonym of 3754.20 Aethes argentilimitana.
  • 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. L. Aarvik, M. Heikkila, R. Brown, M. Mutanen, 2019. A molecular phylogeny of Cochylina, with confirmation of its relationship to Euliina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Systematic Entomology, 45(1): 1-15; Appendix S2.
  • Metzler, E.H. & J.W. Brown, 2014. An updated check list of the Cochylina (Tortricidae, Tortricinae, Euliini) of North America north of Mexico including Greenland, with comments on classification and identification. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 68(4): 274-282.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Platphalonidia lavana
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Platphalonidia lavana
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Platphalonidia lavana
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Platphalonidia lavana
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