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51a0914.1 – 3148.1   Pelochrista salaciana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1981)
Distribution Data for Pelochrista salaciana
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Distribution: Southern Texas (Wright & Gilligan 2017:58).
Holotype: "North Padre Island, Nueces Co., Texas."
Similar Species:
  • Pelochrista palabundana - upper Midwest (Wright & Gilligan 2017:58).
  • Pelochrista rosaocellana - central Great Plains (Wright & Gilligan 2017:58).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Eucosma salaciana Blanchard & Knudson, 1981
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista salaciana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1981) n. sp., J. Lepid. Soc. 35: 173-178, was formerly placed in the genus Eucosma (Gilligan et al., 2013).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAY3218 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson, 1981. Two new species of Eucosma Hubner (Tortricidae) from Texas. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 35(3): 173-178.
  • 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.
Pelochrista salaciana
- Holotype - LG – (cc) U.S.N.M.

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