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51a0493.2 – 2728   Paralobesia carduana (Busck, 1907)
Distribution Data for Paralobesia carduana
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Distribution: IA to MD - Royals et al. (2019).
Lectotype: Hyattsville, MD.
Field Marks:
See Royals et al. (2019), Mem. Lepid. Soc., (6): 33; Figs. 4144, 161, 199.
Genitalia: See Royals et al. (2019)
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Synonymy: Polychrosis carduana Busck, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Paralobesia carduana (Busck, 1907) is transferred from the genus Lobesia in Royals et al. (2019), Mem. Lepid. Soc., (6): 33.
  • 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, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 50.22. (out of print)
  • Royals, H.R., J-F. Landry, T. M. Gilligan, 2019. Paralobesia (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a systematic revision. The Lepidopterists' Society, Memoir No. 6: 1-149.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Paralobesia carduana
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Paralobesia carduana
13mm – Jim Vargo
Paralobesia carduana
12mm – U. S. National Museum

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