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59a1336 – 2041.3   Caryocolum proxima (Haworth, 1828)
             The Beautiful Brindled-brown

[T] - OR - © David Trochlell
Distribution: USA: OR (Huemer 1988), WA (BOLD); Canada: BC (BOLD).
Lectotype: Great Britain.
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Synonymy: Recurvaria proxima Haworth, 1828
Gelechia horticola Peyerimhoff, 1871
Gelechia maculiferella Douglas, 1851
Gelechia maculivicinella Bruand d´Uzelle, 1859
Taxonomic Notes: Caryocolum proxima (Haworth, 1828) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico from Eugene. OR (Huemer, 1988).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 4: 552.
  • Huemer, P., 1988. A taxonomic revision of Caryocolum (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), 57: 507; figs. 82, 150, 211.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Caryocolum proxima
Poland - LG - © Marek Bartczak
Caryocolum proxima
- gen. - LG – © Jim Vargo

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