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621209.103297.1Epinotia cupressi – Heinrich, 1923
Distribution Data for Epinotia cupressi
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Genitalia: Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash., 120(4): figs. 2, 9.
Similar Species: 3297 Epinotia hopkinsana has paler green color of the thorax and forewings, paler fringes, paler hind wing, pretornal spot on the forewing hind margin triangular, not subquadrate.
Taxonomic Notes: Epinotia cupressi Heinrich, 1923, originally described as a variety of 3297 Epinotia hopkinsana (Kearfott, 1907), is raised to full species status, Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash., 120(4): 677.
  • Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 123: 207.
  • John W. Brown, Richard L. Brown, 2018. Revised Status of Epinotia cupressi Heinrich and Descriptions of Two New Species of Epinotia Hübner, [1825], from the Western U.S.A. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 120(4): 675-686.
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