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51a0694 – 2867   Rhyacionia buoliana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
             European Pine Shoot Moth

© John Lee
Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tortrix buoliana [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Tortrix gemmana Hübner, [1818-1819]
Phalaena gemmatella Panzer, 1804
Phalaena herbstella Goeze, 1783
Rhyacionia milleri Agenjo, 1963
Tortrix pallasana Sodoffsky, 1830
Phalaena plumbaea Geoffroy, in: Fourcroy, 1785
Evetria relictana Le Cerf, 1932
Rhyacionia riesgoi Agenjo, 1963
Rhyacionia robredoi Agenjo, 1963
Retinia thurificana Lederer, 1855
  • 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, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 84.92. (out of print)
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 14.32f; p. 131. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Rhyacionia buoliana
© Hugh McGuinness
Rhyacionia buoliana
© Kerry Matz
Rhyacionia buoliana
© Tom Murray
Rhyacionia buoliana
© E. LaGasa & WSDA
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CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Rhyacionia buoliana
19mm – © Jim Vargo
Rhyacionia buoliana
© Canadian National Collection LG

Rhyacionia buoliana
© Canadian National Collection LG

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