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Tortricidae
620433.003740Platynota idaeusalis – Tufted Apple Budmoth – (Walker, 1859)

© David Reed
Description/
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at idtools.org
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at idtools.org
Similar Species: Platynota rostrana and P. flavedana are similar. The two species can be distinguished easily from each other by the scaling on the head - with a complex “hood” in rostrana, a simple one in flavedana - difficult to see well in photographs. See Platynota comparisons for larger photos and comparison with P. idaeusalis. ~ contributed by John Brown
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Gilligan, T. M. & M. E. Epstein, 2014. Tortricids of Agricultural Importance to the United States (TortAI). Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST, Fort Collins, CO, species page at idtools.org.
  • Powell, J. A. & J. W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1: p. 118; pl. E.5-10. order
  • Species page at E. H. Strickland Museum.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Platynota idaeusalis
© Tom Bentley
Platynota idaeusalis
© Randy Newman
Platynota idaeusalis
© Scott Justis
Platynota idaeusalis
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Platynota idaeusalis
© Carol Wolf
Platynota idaeusalis
© Ken Childs
Platynota idaeusalis
© Anthony W. Thomas - - gen.
Platynota idaeusalis
© Gary Anweiler
Platynota idaeusalis
17mm – © Jim Vargo
Platynota idaeusalis
21mm – © Jim Vargo
Platynota idaeusalis
19mm – © U. S. National Museum
Platynota idaeusalis
19mm – © U. S. National Museum
Platynota idaeusalis
18mm – © U. S. National Museum
Platynota idaeusalis
© Ted Kropiewnicki


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