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51a0942.1 – 3011.1   Pelochrista aurilineana (Ferris, 2005)

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Synonymy: Eucosma aurilineana Ferris, 2005
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista aurilineana (Ferris, 2005) n.sp., Zootaxa 806: 2, was formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
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  • Ferris, C.D., 2005. A new species of Eucosma Hübner from the Western United States (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 806: 1-8.
  • 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 aurilineana
© Leslie Goethals
Pelochrista aurilineana
31mm – © Jim Vargo

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