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51a0647 – 3359   Ancylis metamelana (Walker, 1863)
             Black-marked Ancylis

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Genitalia: See Heinrich (1923), Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 123: 238; pl. 56, fig. 391. (angulifasicana)
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Synonymy: Grapholita metamelana Walker, 1863
Phoxopteris angulifasciana Zeller, 1876
Grapholita discoferana Walker, 1863
Ancylis intermediana Kearfott, 1907
  • 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, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 163.267. (out of print)
  • Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 123: 238; pl. 56, fig. 391. (angulifasicana)
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1955. Critical remarks on the synonymy of certain Anchylopera species, with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Eucosmidae). American Museum Novitates, 1725: 1-16.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Walker, F., 1863. Tortricites and Tineites. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 28: 385.
  • 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.
Ancylis metamelana
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Ancylis metamelana
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Ancylis metamelana
© Jo McGavin
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© Nolie Schneider
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© Jason Dombroskie
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10mm – © Jim Vargo
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11mm – © Jim Vargo
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13mm – © U. S. National Museum
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12mm – © U. S. National Museum

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