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Tortricidae
621373.00 – 3487   Cydia ingens (Heinrich, 1926)
             Longleaf Pine Seedworm

[T] Bob Patterson
Distribution: Type locality: St. Petersburg, FL.
Description/
Field Marks:
Dorsal half of forewing typically has no gap between the st. band and the black terminal line; usually one coastal bar between the st. band and the pm. band; pm. band typically broken. See illustration and full description at the Moths of North Carolina.
Similar Species:
  • Cydia toreuta (Grote, 1873) - dorsal half of forewing shows a gap between the st. band and the black terminal line; usually two short coastal bars between the st. band and the pm. band; pm. band typically broken.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Laspeyresia ingens Heinrich, 1926
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina (identification, habitats and life history) - website
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 63.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cydia ingens
- holotype - LG(cc) U. S. National Museum

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