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51a0877 – 2942   Eucosma delphinus (Heinrich, 1923)
Distribution Data for Eucosma delphinus
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Distribution: Type locality: Lake Tahoe, Deer Park Springs, CA.
Field Marks:
Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 112; figs. 2a-d.
Genitalia: Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 113; figs. 10a-d.
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Synonymy: Thiodia delphinus Heinrich, 1923
Taxonomic Notes: Eucosma delphinus (Heinrich, 1923) was formerly placed in the genus Phaneta and later designated as [Eucosmini-unplaced], Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 110.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Wright D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2019. Review of Eight unplaced Nearctic Eucosmini (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae) and descriptions of a new species. Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society, 73(2): 109-121.
Eucosma delphinus
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