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51a0986.1 – 3104   Pelochrista mediostriata (Walsingham, 1895)

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Synonymy: Paedisca mediostriata Walsingham, 1895
Eucosma sepulchrana Clarke, 1958
Eucosma sepulcrana Meyrick, 1927
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista mediostriata, n. comb., was previously in the genus Eucosma, Wright, 2008, J. Lepid. Soc. 62(4), p. 221.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2017. Pelochrista Lederer of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.5: 1-376, order.
  • Wright, D.J., 2008. Nearctic Eucosmini (Tortricidae) associated with Pelochrista occipitana (Zeller) and Eucosma biquadrana (Walsingham): two new synonymies and four new species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 62(4): 216-231.
Pelochrista mediostriata
22mm – Jim Vargo
Pelochrista mediostriata
22mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Pelochrista mediostriata
20mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum

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