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51a1355 – 3469   Cydia candana (Forbes, 1923)

Ken Childs
Distribution: Type locality: Oak Station, PA
and Size:
Flight: March to September
Genitalia: See Heinrich (1926) figs. 152, 325.
Similar Species:
  • Cydia laricana has the white costal markings paired and often fused, not evenly distributed as in candana, one pair at the start of the median fascia (anti-median), which is not always present, followed by four more. Also, it has a longer flight period is longer, March to September.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Laspeyresia candana Forbes, 1923
  • 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, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 181.298. (out of print)
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 54; figs. 152, 325.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cydia candana
Ken Childs
Cydia candana
Steve King
Cydia candana
Steve King
Cydia candana
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