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51a1116 – 3218   Sonia constrictana (Zeller, 1876)
             Constricted Sonia
Distribution Data for Sonia constrictana
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Distribution: USA: TX, LA (Wright & Gilligan 2023).
Holotype: Dallas, TX.
Genitalia: See Blanchard (1979).
Similar Species:
  • Sonia ferruginana Wright & Gilligan, 2023
  • Sonia griseolana Wright & Gilligan, 2023
  • Sonia paraplesiana Blanchard, 1979
  • Sonia roseomaculana Wright & Gilligan, 2023
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Paedisca constrictana Zeller, 1876
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Blanchard, A., 1979. New status for Epiblema minutiana (Kearfott) and new species of Epiblema Hubner and Sonia Heinrich (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 33(3): 185-188; figs. 19, 21, 23, 27-32.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • 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: 89, pl. U, 53a-f; pl. 23, 53a-e, order.
  • Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
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