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51a0537.5 – 2767.5   Cymolomia hartigiana (Ratzeburg, 1840)

Hugh McGuinness
Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
Long Island, NY.
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Synonymy: Phalaena hartigiana Ratzeburg, 1840
Cymolomia faillana Fuchs, 1903
Taxonomic Notes: Cymolomia hartigiana (Ratzeburg, 1840) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. This species is likely a recent introduction to Long Island, NY, McGuinness & Brown (2017), Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash., 119(4): 667-669.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • McGuinness, H.D. & J.W. Brown, 2017. Cymolomia hartigiana (Ratzeburg, 1840) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae): New to North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 119(4): 667-669.
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