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621096.00 – 3200.1   Epiblema arctica Miller, 1985
Distribution Data for Epiblema arctica
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Distribution: AK, YT- BOLD.
Type locality: Alaska, Anaktuvuk Pass.
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Synonymy: Epiblema arctica Miller, 1985
Carpocapsa simploniana of authors not Duponchel, 1835
Taxonomic Notes: Epiblema arctica Miller, 1985, n. sp., Great Lakes Entomol. 1985, 18, 33-38, was synonymized with Epiblema simploniana (Duponchel, 1835) in Miller (1995) and the returned to full species status with E. simploniana treated as extralimital (Palearctic), in Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • 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., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Miller, W.E., 1985. Nearctic Epiblema: a new synonymy, a revised identity, and two new species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Great Lakes Entomologist, 18(1): 33-38.
  • Miller, W.E., 1995. Beringian Tortricidae: A new synonymy in Epiblema and a recount of Holarctic species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 49: 250-252.
Epiblema arctica
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