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51a0626.2 – 2847   Phiaris glaciana (Möschler, 1860)
Distribution Data for Phiaris glaciana
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Distribution: Type locality: Canada: Labrador.
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Synonymy: Sericoris glaciana Möschler, 1860
Penthina dealbana Walker, 1863
Sericoris fuscalbana Zeller, 1876
Taxonomic Notes: Phiaris glaciana (Möschler, 1860), n. comb., was formerly placed in Olethreutes (Gilligan et al. 2020).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 76.79. (out of print)
  • Moschler, H.B., 1860. Beiträge zur Lepidopteren - Fauna von Labrador. Wiener entomologische Monatschrift, 4(12): 380.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 14.27f; p. 131. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
Phiaris glaciana
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Phiaris glaciana
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Phiaris glaciana
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