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621068.00 – 3174.1   Epiblema luctuosissima Blanchard, 1984

- gen. - LA - Royal Tyler
Distribution: Type locality: USA. "Texas Nueces Co., North Padre Island".
Similar Species:
  • 3172 Epiblema strenuana
  • 3172.1 Epiblema minutana.
  • 3173 Epiblema abruptana.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Epiblema luctuosissima Blanchard, 1984
Epiblema luctuosana Blanchard, 1979
Taxonomic Notes: Epiblema luctuosissima Blanchard, 1984 is replacement name for Epiblema luctuosana Blanchard, 1979 (preoccupied), J. Lepid. Soc. 33: 184; J. Lepid. Soc. 38: 245.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Blanchard, A., 1979. New status for Epiblema minutiana (Kearfott) and new species of Epiblema Hubner and Sonia Heinrich (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 33(3): 179-188. (E. luctuosana)
  • Blanchard, A., 1985. Epiblema luctuosana A. Blanchard, a homonym, is changed to Epiblema luctuosissima, new name. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 38: 245.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 120.176. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Epiblema luctuosissima
- gen. - LA - Royal Tyler
Epiblema luctuosissima
- holotype - LG – Todd M. Gilligan
Epiblema luctuosissima
12mm – U. S. National Museum
Epiblema luctuosissima
- 14mm – U. S. National Museum

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