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59a0632 – 1760   Monochroa robusta (Braun, 1921)

Ken Childs
Distribution: Type locality: Cincinnati, OH.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Scirpus atrovirens, Green Bulrush.
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Synonymy: Aristotelia robusta Braun, 1921
Taxonomic Notes: Monochroa robusta: Formerly in the genus Aristotelia, Zootaxa, 2231: 4.
  • Braun, A.F., 1921. Notes on Microlepidoptera with descriptions of new species. Entomological News, 32: 8.
  • Forbes, W.T.M., 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States. Cornell University, Agricultural Experiment Station. Memoir, 68: 297.
  • Lee, S., R.W. Hodges, & R.L. Brown, 2009. Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico. Zootaxa, 2231: 1-39.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Monochroa robusta
Ken Childs
Monochroa robusta
paratype - LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Monochroa robusta
SangMi Lee

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