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620226.003860Cochylichroa punctadiscana (Kearfott, 1908)

Michael H. King
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Synonymy: Phalonia punctadiscana Kearfott, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Cochylichroa punctadiscana (Kearfott, 1908), formerly unassigned to genus in Meltzer & Brown (2014), is transferred to the genus Cochylichroa in Brown et al. (2019:S3).
This species was number 3845 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
  • 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. L. Aarvik, M. Heikkila, R. Brown, M. Mutanen, 2019. A molecular phylogeny of Cochylina, with confirmation of its relationship to Euliina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Systematic Entomology, 45(1): 1-15; Appendix S2.
  • 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.
Cochylichroa punctadiscana
13mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Cochylichroa punctadiscana
- 12mm – U. S. National Museum

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