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620605.002839.2Olethreutes metallicana (Hübner, 1796)
Distribution Data for Olethreutes metallicana
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Distribution: Type Locality (metallicana): Europe.
Type Locality (major): USA. "Colorado, Loveland".
Type Locality (murina): Canada. "Labrador, Caribou Island".
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Taxonomic Notes: Olethreutes metallicana (Hübner, 1796) includes as a synonyms O. major (Walsingham, 1895) and O. murina (Packard, 1867) in Miller (1985), Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash. 87(2): 408-417. Both were previously treated as synonyms of [2839] O. puncticostana (Walker, 1863) in 1983 Hodges Checklist. Olethreutes puncticostana of authors, not (Walker, 1863) is also listed as a synonym of O. metallica in the Pohl et al. (2016).
O. metallicana was erroneously listed as 2839 previously at MPG.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Miller, W.E., 1985. Nearctic Olethreutes: five new synonymies, two revised statuses, and notes (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 87(2): 408-417.
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