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51a0707 – 2879.1   Rhyacionia granti Miller, 1985
             Jack Pine Tip Moth

Jim Petranka
Distribution: Type locality: Iron Bridge, Algoma Dist., ON.
Field Marks:
Male antennal pecten length at least two-fold antennal segment length (Miller, 1985).
Genitalia: See Great Lakes Entomol., 18(3): 119-122.
Similar Species:
  • Rhyacionia busckana male has antennal pecten length subequal to antennal segment length (Miller 1985).
  • Western records may refer to a cryptic species based in part on DNA barcode. Further study is needed.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Rhyacionia granti Miller, 1985
Taxonomic Notes: Rhyacionia granti Miller, 1985 n. sp., Great Lakes Ent, 18(3): 120.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAI0411
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ABX2408 - Rhyacionia nr. granti?
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Miller, W.E., 1985. Nearctic Rhyacionia Pine Tip Moths: a Revised Identity and a New Species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Great Lakes Entomologist, 18(3): 119-122.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Rhyacionia granti
- [T] - gen. - CA - Glenn Fine
Rhyacionia granti
Tom Murray
Rhyacionia granti
- paratype - LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Rhyacionia granti
- paratype - LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Rhyacionia granti
14mm – Jim Vargo

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