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59a1615.2 – 1271.1   Coleophora prunifoliae Doets, 1944
             New Sloe Case-Bearer
Distribution Data for Coleophora prunifoliae
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Distribution: Canada: Port Coquitlam, BC; USA: Olympia, Washington (BOLD, det. JF Landry).
Type locality: Utrecht, Rhenen, Holland.
Similar Species:
  • Coleophora spinella (Schrank, 1802) is separated by genitalia.
  • Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761) is separated by genitalia.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Coleophora prunifoliae Doets, 1944 is now recognized within the North American fauna in Landry (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACE6194 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Doets, 1944. Coleophora prunifoliae nov. spec. (Lep. Coleophoridae.). Zeitschrift der Wiener Entomologischen Gesellschaft, 29: 103-104; pl. 1, figs. 1-6a (genitalia).
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
Coleophora prunifoliae
LG – J-F Landry (CNC)

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