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51a0938.2 – 3014.2   Pelochrista argentifurcatana (Grote, 1876)

Nigel Grindley
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Synonymy: Conchylis argentifurcatana Grote, 1876
Conchylis hipeana Grote, 1876
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista argentifurcatana (Grote, 1876), treated as a synonym of 3014 Pelochrista ridingsana (Robinson, 1869) in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), is raised to full species status, MONA Fascicle 9.5: 80.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
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  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2017. Pelochrista Lederer of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.5: 1-376, order.
Pelochrista argentifurcatana
Nigel Grindley

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