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51a1123.4 – 3208.1   Notocelia cynosbatella (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
Canada: AB, BC, NL, ON - Pohl et al. (2018).
Type locality: Europe.
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Synonymy: Tinea cynosbatella Linnaeus, 1758
Tortrix tripunctana [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Taxonomic Notes: Notocelia cynosbatella (Linnaeus, 1758) is now recognized among the North American fauna north of Mexico in Mutuura (1980), Can. Entomol. 1980, 112, 511-514.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Linnaeus, C., 1758. Systema Naturae, 10th ed. (251): 536.
  • Mutuura, A., 1980. Epiblema (Notocelia) cynosbatella (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae), a recently introduced Old World species potentially injurious to Rosaceae. The Canadian Entomologist, 112: 511-514.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2023. Epiblema Hübner, Sonia Heinrich, Suleima Heinrich, and Notocelia Hübner of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.6: 129; pl. II, 85a-g; pl. 37, 85a-i, order.
Notocelia cynosbatella
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Notocelia cynosbatella
© Michel Kleinbaum
Notocelia cynosbatella
© Hugh McGuinness
Notocelia cynosbatella
© John Lee
Notocelia cynosbatella
© John Lee
Notocelia cynosbatella
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