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51a0449 – 3736   Platynota stultana Walsingham, 1884

- Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Introduced.
Type locality: Sonora, Mexico.
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Platynota stultana Walsingham, 1884
Platynota chiquitana Barnes & Busck, 1920
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, T. M. & M. E. Epstein, 2014. Tortricids of Agricultural Importance to the United States (TortAI). Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST, Fort Collins, CO, species page at
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & J. W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1: p. 136; pl. F.17-21. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 19.42m, 19.43f; p. 155. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Trematerraa, P. & M. Colaccia, 2022. Platynota Stultana Walsingham, 1884 (Lepidoptera Tortricidae) found in Italy, invasive pest in Europe. Redia, 105: 183-189.
Platynota stultana
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Platynota stultana
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