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Tortricidae
620497.002715Paralobesia cypripediana (Forbes, 1924)
Distribution Data for Paralobesia cypripediana
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Distribution: Canada: SK to NB; USA: ME to OH, VA and MS.
Lectotype: Aweme, Manitoba, N. Criddle.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Royals et al. (2019), Mem. Lepid. Soc., (6): 47; Figs. 7679, 169, 211.
See Zootaxa, 4446(1): 81-96.
Genitalia: See Zootaxa, 4446(1): 81-96.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Polychrosis cypripediana Forbes, 1924
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Royals, H.R., J-F. Landry, T. M. Gilligan, 2018. The myth of monophagy in Paralobesia (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)? A new species feeding on Cypripedium reginae (Orchidaceae). Zootaxa, 4446(1): 81-96.
  • Royals, H.R., J-F. Landry, T. M. Gilligan, 2019. Paralobesia (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a systematic revision. Memoirs of the Lepidopterists' Society , (6): 1-149.
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