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51a0626.8 – 2850   Phiaris schulziana (Fabricius, 1777)
             Moorland Phiaris

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Synonymy: Pyralis schulziana Fabricius, 1777
Tortrix ahrensiana Hübner, [1832-1833]
Phalaena bentleiana Donovan, [1801]
Penthina jivaarana Hoffmann, 1893
Tortrix pinetana Hübner, [1796-1799]
Argyroploce regularis Strand, 1920
Tortrix zinkeana Frölich, 1828
Taxonomic Notes: Phiaris schulziana (Fabricius, 1777) was formerly placed in Olethreutes; the current generic treatment follows Aarvik (2017).
  • Aarvik, L., 2017. Fauna Europaea: Tortricidae. In: Fauna Europaea: Lepidoptera, Moths. Fauna Europaea Version 2017.06. Karsholt, O. & van Nieukerken, E. J., editors. Museum für Naturkunde: Berlin, Germany. website [accessed on 5 January 2023]
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Phiaris schulziana
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Phiaris schulziana
22mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum
Phiaris schulziana
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