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620195.003833.1Platphalonidia magdalenae – (Metzler & Albu, 2013)
Distribution Data for Platphalonidia magdalenae
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Taxonomic Notes: Platphalonidia magdalenae (Metzler & Albu, 2013), n. sp., Jour. Lepid. Soc. 67(3): 156-160, was formerly in the genus Platphalonia, revised status, Brown et al. (2019:S2).
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Brown, J.W. L. Aarvik, M. Heikkila, R. Brown, M. Mutanen, 2019. A molecular phylogeny of Cochylina, with confirmation of its relationship to Euliina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Systematic Entomology, 45(1): 1-15; Appendix S2.
  • Metzler, E.H. & V. Albu, 2012. The description of Platphalonia magdalenae (Tortricidae, Tortricinae, Euliini, Cochylina) found nectaring diurnally on Centromadia pungens (Asteraceae) in the Central Valley of California along with a list of species of Platphalonia. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 67(3): 156-160.
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