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51a0629.5 – 2859.5   Celypha lacunana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Distribution Data for Celypha lacunana
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Distribution: AB, BC, NL, NS, QC
Type locality: Austria.
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Synonymy: Tortrix lacunana [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Orthotaenia alternana Curtis, 1831
Syricoris alticola Gibeaux, 1990
Pyralis decussana Fabricius, 1775
Sericoris fuscoapicalis Strand, 1901
Sericoris herbana Guenée, 1845
Penthina hoffmanniana Teich, 1890
Argyroploce lucivaganoides Strand, 1920
Olethreutes pallidana Hauder, 1918
Sericoris rooana Degraff, 1861
Argyroploce symmathetes Caradja, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: Celypha lacunana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) is is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico in Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59. This Holarctic species is found in both eastern and western Canada based on DNA barcoded specimens.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • [Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775. Ankündung eines systematischen Werkes von den Schmetterlingen der Wienergegend, p. 318.
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