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620219.003854Thyraylia wiscana (Kearfott, 1907)
Distribution Data for Thyraylia wiscana
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Distribution: WI to KY and PA.
Type locality: Wisconsin.
Field Marks:
See Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2):195222
Genitalia: See Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2):195222
Similar Species:
  • Larger than other species in Thyraylia.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Thyraylia wiscana (Kearfott, 1907), formerly unassigned to genus in Meltzer & Brown (2014), is transferred to Thyraylia in Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2):195-222.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Thyraylia wiscana
14mm – Jim Vargo
Thyraylia wiscana
LG – John W. Brown
Thyraylia wiscana
LG – John W. Brown
Thyraylia wiscana
17mm – U. S. National Museum
Thyraylia wiscana
17mm – U. S. National Museum

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