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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
Tortricidae
621065.13172.1Epiblema minutana (Kearfott, 1905)
  • Epiblema minutana (Kearfott, 1905), formerly treated as a synonym of 3172 Epiblema strenuana in the Hodges 1983 Checklist, is returned to full species status in Gilligan et al. (2020), Zootaxa, 4729(3): 347-358.
  • 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., D.J. Wright, R.L. Brown, B.A. Augustinus, U. Schaffner, 2020. Taxonomic issues related to biological control prospects for the ragweed borer, Epiblema strenuana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Zootaxa, 4729(3): 347-358. (download also available at Researchgate)
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1905. Descriptions of new species of tortricid moths, from North Carolina, with notes. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 28: 356.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

Epiblema minutana
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