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51a0504.1 – 2714   Paralobesia sambuci (Clarke, 1953)

Ken Childs
Distribution: PA to FL, KS and TX.
Holotype: Putnam Co., IL.
Field Marks:
See Royals et al. (2019), Mem. Lepid. Soc., (6): 55; Figs. 97100, 176, 217.
Similar Species:
  • P. vernoniana
  • P. wontonana
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Polychrosis sambuci Clarke, 1953
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACE6577 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Clarke, J.F.G., 1953. New species of Olethreutidae from Illinois. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 43: 228.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 48.19. (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 sambuci
Gen. - Ken Childs
Paralobesia sambuci
Gen. - Ken Childs
Paralobesia sambuci
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Paralobesia sambuci
11mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Paralobesia sambuci
- 11mm – U. S. National Museum

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