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620635.00 – 2861   Hedya ochroleucana of authors, (not Frölich, 1828)

© Nolie Schneider
Distribution: Across Canada and south through California and possibly into NewEngland and the Midwest.
Type locality (H. ochroleucana): Germany, Württemberg.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Hedya ochroleucana of authors, not (Frölich, 1828) is treated as two or more cryptic species, possibly referring to one or more of the current synonyms of ochroleucana, with "true" ochroleucana listed as extralimital (Palearctic) in Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59. Synonyms of ochroleucana with North American type localities await revision.
  • Barcode of Life (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.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 81.87. (out of print)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 14.31m; p. 131. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Hedya ochroleucana of authors,
© Perry Hampson
Hedya ochroleucana of authors,
© Tom Murray
Hedya ochroleucana of authors,
© John Davis
Hedya ochroleucana of authors,
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Hedya ochroleucana of authors,
17mm – © Jim Vargo
Hedya ochroleucana of authors,
20mm – © U. S. National Museum
Hedya ochroleucana of authors,
18mm – © U. S. National Museum

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