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Tortricidae
620303.003638Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens, 1865) – Spruce Budworm Moth

© David Reed
Distribution: Type locality: Virginia.
Genitalia: Canadian Entomologist, 124(1): 12; figs. 2-6.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tortrix nigrida Beutenmüller, 1892
Tortrix nigridia Robinson, 1869
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Brunet, B.M., G.S. Blackburn, K. Muirhead, L.M. Lumley, B. Boyle, R.C. Lévesque, M. Cusson, F.A.H. Sperling, 2017. Two's company, three's a crowd: new insights on spruce budworm species boundaries using genotyping-by-sequencing in an integrative species assessment (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Systematic Entomology, 42: 317-328.
  • Dang, P.T., 1992. Morphological study of male genitalia with phylogenetic inference of Choristoneura Lederer (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Canadian Entomologist, 124(1): 7-48.
  • Lumley L.M., E. Pouliot, J. Laroche, et al. , 2020. Continent-wide population genomic structure and phylogeography of North America’s most destructive conifer defoliator, the spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana). Ecology and Evolution, 10: 914-927.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species page at E. H. Strickland Museum.
Choristoneura fumiferana
© Hugh McGuinness
Choristoneura fumiferana
© Nolie Schneider
Choristoneura fumiferana
© Lynette Schimming
Choristoneura fumiferana
© David Reed
Choristoneura fumiferana
© Carol Wolf
Choristoneura fumiferana
© Carol Wolf
Choristoneura fumiferana
© Lisa Lumley
Choristoneura fumiferana
© Lisa Lumley
Choristoneura fumiferana
21mm – © Jim Vargo
Choristoneura fumiferana
24mm – © U. S. National Museum
Choristoneura fumiferana
23mm – © U. S. National Museum
Choristoneura fumiferana
20mm – © U. S. National Museum
Choristoneura fumiferana
19mm – © U. S. National Museum
Choristoneura fumiferana
26mm – © U. S. National Museum
Choristoneura fumiferana
© Canadian National Collection LG

Choristoneura fumiferana
© Tom Murray

Choristoneura fumiferana
© Chris Adam

Choristoneura fumiferana
© Chris Adam

Choristoneura fumiferana
© Canadian National Collection LG


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