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

© 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
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: • Hypena idaeusalis Walker, 1859
• Phylacteritis dioptrica Meyrick, 1922
• Platynota sentana Clemens, 1860
References
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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