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51a0939.1 – 3014.1   Pelochrista griselda (Blanchard & Knudson, 1981)

Jim Eckert
Distribution: Holotype: "Chisos Basin, Big Bend Nat. Park, Brewster Co., Texas."
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Synonymy: Eucosma griselda Blanchard & Knudson, 1981
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista griselda (Blanchard & Knudson, 1981) n. sp., J. Lepid. Soc. 35: 173-178, was formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson, 1981. Two new species of Eucosma Hubner (Tortricidae) from Texas. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 35(3): 173-178.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2017. Pelochrista Lederer of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.5: 1-376, order.
Pelochrista griselda
Jim Eckert
Pelochrista griselda
Jim Eckert
Pelochrista griselda
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