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Tortricidae
620313.003647Choristoneura houstonana (Grote, 1873) – Juniper Budworm Moth

Mike Quinn
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Synonymy: Tortrix houstonana Grote, 1873
Tortrix retana Walsingham, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Choristoneura houstonana (Grote, 1873) was formerly in the genus Cudonigera, Zootaxa. 3729(1): 25.
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.
  • Dombroskie, J.J. & F.A.H. Sperling, 2013. Phylogeny of the tribe Archipini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae) and evolutionary correlates of novel secondary sexual structures. Zootaxa, 3729(1): 1-62.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 19.13f; p. 151. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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20mm – U. S. National Museum
Choristoneura houstonana
Mike Quinn

Choristoneura houstonana
Mike Quinn


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