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51a0482.4 – 2709   Bactra priapeia Heinrich, 1923

[T] Carol Wolf
Distribution: FL, LA, Gulf Coast of TX, coastal southern CA, Powell (1997).
Type locality: Sabine River Ferry, LA.
Genitalia: See Heinrich (1926) and Powell (1997).
Similar Species:
  • 2708 Bactra maiorina is separate by genitalia.
  • 2710 Bactra sinistra is separate by female genitalia.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Bactra priapeia Heinrich, 1923
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Diakonoff, 1964. Further records and descriptions of the species of Bactra Stephens ( Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen, 70(1): 53; figs. 37-40.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Heinrich, C., 1923. New Olethreutidae from eastern United States (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 25: 105.
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 86; figs. 172, 345.
  • Powell, J.A., 1997. Three Additional Bactra In California, One Native But Overlooked, One Probably Introduced, One New Species (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 51(2): 131.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Bactra priapeia
[T] Carol Wolf
Bactra priapeia
[T] Greg Raterman
Bactra priapeia
Monica Krancevic
Bactra priapeia
Monica Krancevic
Bactra priapeia
20mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Bactra priapeia
19mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Bactra priapeia
- 19mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Bactra priapeia
- 20mm – U. S. National Museum

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