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51a0505.6 – 2711.1   Paralobesia magnoliana (Kearfott, 1907)
Distribution Data for Paralobesia magnoliana
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Distribution: USA: MS and northern FL north to NJ; Canada:southeastern ON.
Lectotype: DC.
Field Marks:
See Royals et al. (2019), Mem. Lepid. Soc., (6): 69; Figs. 134137, 187, 224.
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Synonymy: Polychrosis magnoliana Kearfott, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Paralobesia magnoliana (Kearfott, 1907), previously synonymized with 2711 Paralobesia liriodendrana (Kearfott, 1904) in Heinrich (1926), is elevated to full species status in Royals et al. (2019), Mem. Lepid. Soc., (6): 69.
  • Royals, H.R., J-F. Landry, T. M. Gilligan, 2019. Paralobesia (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a systematic revision. The Lepidopterists' Society, Memoir No. 6: 1-149.
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