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Tortricidae
620990.003138Pelochrista mirosignata (Heinrich, 1929)

Sue Carnahan
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Synonymy: Eucosma mirosignata Heinrich, 1929
Eucosma microsignata Brown, 2005
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista mirosignata: 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • 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., 2011. Review of the Eucosma pulveratana (Walsingham) species group, with descriptions of eight new species (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 65(2): 101-118..
Pelochrista mirosignata
Sue Carnahan
Pelochrista mirosignata
21mm – Jim Vargo
Pelochrista mirosignata
18mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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