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51a0792 – 3005.2   Eucosma linitipunctana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1983)
             Sand Dune Eucosma
Distribution Data for Eucosma linitipunctana
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Synonymy: Phaneta linitipunctana Blanchard & Knudson, 1983
Taxonomic Notes: Eucosma linitipunctana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1983) n. sp., J. Lepid. Soc. 37: 140, was formerly placed in the genus Phaneta, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
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  • Blanchard, A. & E. Knudson, 1983. Two new species of the tribe Eucosmini (Tortricidae) closely related to Phaneta granulatana (Kearfott). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 37. 140-145.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • 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: 1-256, order.
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