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51a0856 – 2960   Eucosma tenuiana (Walsingham, 1879)

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Distribution: WA, OR, CA, NV, AZ, UT, CO, WT (Wright & Gilligan 2015).
Lectotype: Sheep Rock, Siskiyou Co., CA.
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Synonymy: Semasia tenuiana Walsingham, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Eucosma tenuiana: Formerly placed in the genus Phaneta, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • 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. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2):
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2015. Eucosma Hübner of the contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.4: 97; pl. BB, 117a-d; pl. 44, 117a-e. order.
Eucosma tenuiana
[T] - © Dwaine Wagoner
Eucosma tenuiana
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