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620943.00 – 3009.1   Pelochrista fritillana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1981)

(cc) Sam Kieschnick
Distribution: Holotype: Engeling Wildlife Management Area, Anderson Co., TX.
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Synonymy: Eucosma fritillana Blanchard & Knudson, 1981
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista fritillana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1981) n. sp., J. Lepid. Soc. 35: 170, was formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson, 1981. Two new species of the tribe Eucosmini (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 35(3): 169-172.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2017. Pelochrista Lederer of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.5: 1-376, order.
Pelochrista fritillana
21mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Pelochrista fritillana
- holotype - LG(cc) U. S. National Museum

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