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51a1354 – 3467   Cydia nigricana (Fabricius, 1794)
             Pea Moth

© Ian Kimber - UK
Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Pyralis nigricana Fabricius, 1794
Cydia asiatica Kuznetzov, 1968
Enarmonia dandana Kearfott, 1907
Enarmonia ratifera Meyrick, 1912
Laspeyresia novimundi Heinrich, 1920
Endopisa pisana Guenée, 1845
Tortrix proximana Haworth, 1811
Phalaena rusticella Clerck, 1759
Endopisa viciana Guenée, 1845
  • 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.
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 17.14m; p. 143. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Cydia nigricana
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Cydia nigricana
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