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620214.003849Cagiva cephalanthana (Heinrich, 1921)

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Distribution: Holotype: Chambers Co., TX
Field Marks:
See Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2):195222
Genitalia: See Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2):195222
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Taxonomic Notes: Cagiva cephalanthana (Heinrich, 1921) was formerly unassigned to genus in Meltzer & Brown (2014). Pogue (1986) proposed the genus Cagiva for this species in his unpublished Ph.D. dissertation and is nomen nudum (unavaillable). Brown (2019) published the name Cagiva, new genus, Zootaxa, 4671(2): 201.
This species was number 3842 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
3849 (1983 list) Aethes scissana (Walker, 1863) is a synonym of 3760.30 Aethes smeathmanniana.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Brown, J.W., 2019. New genera, new species, and new combinations in new world Cochylina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae). Zootaxa, 4671(2): 195-222.
  • Heinrich, C., 1921. Some Lepidoptera likely to be confused with the Pink Bollworm. Journal of agricultural research, 20(11): 825, pl. 100, fig. A (gen. - ).
  • 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.
  • Pogue, M.G., 1986. A generic revision of the Cochylidae (Lepidoptera) of North America. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1-280.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cagiva cephalanthana
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Cagiva cephalanthana
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Cagiva cephalanthana
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