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51a1035.1 – 3134   Pelochrista aspidana (Walsingham, 1884)
Distribution Data for Pelochrista aspidana
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Distribution: Lectotype: Morrison, AZ, Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 119.
Field Marks:
Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 119; figs. 8.
Genitalia: Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 118; figs. 16.
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Synonymy: Paedisca aspidana Walsingham, 1884
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista aspidana (Walsingham, 1884) was formerly placed in the genus Eucosma and later designated as [Eucosmini-unplaced], Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 119.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1884. X. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1884: 140.
  • Wright D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2019. Review of Eight unplaced Nearctic Eucosmini (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae) and descriptions of a new species. Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society, 73(2): 109-121.
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