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51a1196 – 3283.1   Epinotia abbreviana (Fabricius, 1794)
Distribution Data for Epinotia abbreviana
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Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
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Synonymy: Pyralis abbreviana Fabricius, 1794
Poecilochroma excruciana Stephens, 1852
Tortrix lithoxylana Frölich, 1828
Grapholitha stannana Guenée, 1845
Phalaena trimaculana Donovan, [1806]
Grapholitha ulmariana Duponchel, in: Godart, 1842
Grapholitha ulmetana Lienig & Zeller, 1846
Taxonomic Notes: Epinotia abbreviana (Fabricius, 1794) is now recognized among the North American fauna north of Mexico in Dang, P.T. (1993), J. Lepid. Soc., 4:, 55-59.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dang, P.T., 1993. First NorthAmerican records of Epinotia abbreviana (Tortricidae), a European pest of Ulmus species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 47: 55-59.
Epinotia abbreviana
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Epinotia abbreviana
14mm – © U. S. National Museum

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