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51a0504.4 – 2720   Paralobesia palliolana (McDunnough, 1938)

Tom Murray
Distribution: Canada: NL to NT and BC; USA: VT west to MN and south to NC and TN.
Holotype: South Milford, NS.
Field Marks:
See Royals et al. (2019), Mem. Lepid. Soc., (6): 61; Figs. 109113, 179, 220.
Similar Species:
  • Paralobesia piceana (Freeman, 1941)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Polychrosis palliolana McDunnough, 1938
Polychrosis piceana Freeman, 1941
Taxonomic Notes: Paralobesia palliolana (McDunnough, 1938) includes as a synonym 2721 Paralobesia piceana (Freeman, 1941) in Royals et al. (2019), Mem. Lepid. Soc., (6): 61.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Paralobesia palliolana
Carol Wolf
Paralobesia palliolana
E. LaGasa & WSDA
Paralobesia palliolana
11mm – Jim Vargo
Paralobesia palliolana
9mm – U. S. National Museum

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