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51a0626.9 – 2852   Phiaris septentrionana (Curtis, 1835)
Distribution Data for Phiaris septentrionana
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Distribution: Alaska, Maine, and parts of Canada (Gilligan et al. 2020).
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Synonymy: Orthotaenia septentrionana Curtis, 1835
?Penthina fulvifrontana Packard, 1867
?Sciaphila primariana Walker, 1863
Tortrix schaefferana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851
Taxonomic Notes: Phiaris septentrionana (Curtis, 1835) was formerly placed in Olethreutes; the current generic treatment follows Aarvik (2017).
  • Aarvik, L., 2017. Fauna Europaea: Tortricidae. In: Fauna Europaea: Lepidoptera, Moths. Fauna Europaea Version 2017.06. Karsholt, O. & van Nieukerken, E. J., editors. Museum für Naturkunde: Berlin, Germany. website [accessed on 5 January 2023]
  • 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, 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., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 185; fig. 443.
Phiaris septentrionana
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