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51a0165.1 – 3806   Saphenista latipunctana (Walsingham, 1879)
Distribution Data for Saphenista latipunctana
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Distribution: Type locality: Mendocino Co., CA.
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Synonymy: Cochylis latipunctana Walsingham, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Saphenista latipunctana (Walsingham, 1879), n. comb., was previously listed in the genus Phalonidia, Brown (2019), Insecta Mundi, 0738: 4.
This species was number 3779 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
3806 (1983 list) Cochylis albidana (Walker, 1866) is a synonym of 3778 Cochylis nana.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Brown, J.W., 2019. Two new species and two new combinations in Saphenista Walsingham, 1914 from western North America (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Insecta Mundi, 0738: 1-8.
  • Metzler, E.H. & J.W. Brown, 2014. An updated check list of the Cochylina (Tortricidae, Tortricinae, Euliini) of North America north of Mexico including Greenland, with comments on classification and identification. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 68(4): 274-282.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 20.9m; p. 157. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens Lepidopters: Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum, 4: 29.
Saphenista latipunctana
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Saphenista latipunctana
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Saphenista latipunctana
LG – John W. Brown
Saphenista latipunctana
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