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51a0954.1 – 3087   Pelochrista snyderana (Kearfott, 1907)
Distribution Data for Pelochrista snyderana
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Distribution: Holotype: Blackfoot, ID.
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Synonymy: Eucosma snyderana Kearfott, 1907
Eucosma sperryana McDunnough, 1942
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista snyderana (Kearfott, 1907) includes as a synonym 3084 Pelochrista sperryana (McDunnough, 1942) in Wright (2007), J. Lepid. Soc., 61(1): 42. This species was transferred from the genus Eucosma in Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 327.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1942. Tortricid notes and descriptions. The Canadian Entomologist, 74(4): 69.
  • 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.
  • Wright, D.J., 2007. Notes on nearctic Eucosma Hubner: A new species, a resurrected species, and three new synonymies (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 61(1): 38-49.
Pelochrista snyderana
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