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621355.003469Cydia candana – (Forbes, 1923)
Distribution Data for Cydia candana
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Distribution: Type locality: Oak Station, PA
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Flight: March to September
Genitalia: See Heinrich (1926) figs. 152, 325.
Similar Species: Cydia laricana has the white costal markings paired and often fused, not evenly distributed as in candana, one pair at the start of the median fascia (anti-median), which is not always present, followed by four more. Also, it has a longer flight period is longer, March to September.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 181.298. (out of print)
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 54; figs. 152, 325.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cydia candana
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