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621023.003148.2Pelochrista rosaocellana (Knudson, [1987])

C. Van Den Broeke
Distribution: Central Great Plains (Wright & Gilligan, 2017:58).
Holotype: Gene Howe Wildlife Management Area, Hemphill Co., TX.
Similar Species:
  • Pelochrista palabundana - upper Midwest (Wright & Gilligan, 2017:58).
  • Pelochrista salaciana - southern Texas (Wright & Gilligan, 2017:58).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Eucosma rosaocellana Knudson, [1987]
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista rosaocellana (Knudson, [1987]) n. sp., J. Lepid. Soc. 40: 322, 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.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Knudson, E.C., 1986. New species of olethreutine moths (Tortricidae) from Texas and Louisiana. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 40(4): 322-326.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • 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 rosaocellana
[T] C. Van Den Broeke
Pelochrista rosaocellana
[T] Chuck Sexton
Pelochrista rosaocellana
[T] Chuck Sexton
Pelochrista rosaocellana
[T] Chuck Sexton
Pelochrista rosaocellana
[T] Chuck Sexton
Pelochrista rosaocellana
19mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Pelochrista rosaocellana
Todd Gilligan

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