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51a0961.1 – 3088   Pelochrista emaciatana (Walsingham, 1884)

Salvador Vitanza
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Synonymy: Paedisca emaciatana Walsingham, 1884
Eucosma perpropinqua Heinrich, 1929
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista emaciatana (Walsingham, 1884) includes as a synonym 3158 Pelochrista perpropinqua (Heinrich, 1929), J. Lepid. Soc. 2005, 59:3, p. 121-133.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
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  • 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.
  • Wright, D.J., 2005. Some Eucosomini (Tortricidae) associated with Eucosoma emaciatana (Walsingham) and Eucosma totana Kearfott; four new species, a new combination and a new synonomy. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 59(3): 121-133.
Pelochrista emaciatana
Salvador Vitanza
Pelochrista emaciatana
22mm – Jim Vargo
Pelochrista emaciatana
22mm – Jim Vargo
Pelochrista emaciatana
23mm – Jim Vargo

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