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51a0524 – 2764   Apotomis apateticana (McDunnough, 1922)
Distribution Data for Apotomis apateticana
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Distribution: Canada: ON, AB; USA: AK - Adamski & Peters (1986).
Holotype: Ottawa, QC.
Genitalia: See Adamski & Peters (1986), Heinrich (1926).
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Synonymy: Argyroploce apateticana McDunnough, 1922
Argyroploce deceptana McDunnough, 1922
Taxonomic Notes: Apotomis apateticana (McDunnough, 1922) was originally described under the name Argyroploce deceptana McDunnough, 1922 which determined to be a junior homonym.
  • Adamski, D. & T.M. Peters, 1986. Review of Nearctic Apotomis Hubner (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olerthreutini). The Canadian Entomologist, 118(7): 649-689.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 120; figs 269, 379.
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1922. Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection. The Canadian Entomologist, 54(2): 168. (Argyroploce deceptana McDunnough, 1922: 42.)
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