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Tortricidae
620981.003064Pelochrista maculatana (Walsingham, 1879)
Distribution Data for Pelochrista maculatana
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Distribution: Type locality: "California, Lake Co."
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Synonymy: Paedisca maculatana Walsingham, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista maculatana: Formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
References
  • 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. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 15.33m; p. 134. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens Lepidopters: Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum, 4: 48.
  • 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: 152, order.
Pelochrista maculatana
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Pelochrista maculatana
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