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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
6206052839.2Phiaris metallicana (Hübner, 1796)
  • Phiaris metallicana (Hübner, 1796) was formerly placed in Olethreutes; the current generic treatment follows Aarvik et al. (2017). This species includes as a synonyms O. major (Walsingham, 1895) and O. murina (Packard, 1867) in Miller (1985), Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash. 87(2): 408-417. Both were previously treated as synonyms of [2839] O. puncticostana (Walker, 1863) in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). Olethreutes puncticostana of authors, not (Walker, 1863) is also listed as a synonym of O. metallica in the Pohl et al. (2016).
    O. metallicana was erroneously listed as 2839 previously at MPG.
  • Aarvik, L., B.Å. Bengtsson, H. Elven, P. Ivinskis, U. Jürivete, O. Karsholt, M. Mutanen, N. Savenkov, 2017. Nordic-Baltic Checklist of Lepidoptera. Norwegian Journal of Entomology, Supplement 3: 1-236.
  • 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 Olethreutes: five new synonymies, two revised statuses, and notes (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 87(2): 408-417.

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