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51a1103.3 – 3124   Epiblema fulminana (Walsingham, 1879)
Distribution Data for Epiblema fulminana
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Distribution: Lectotype: Texas, Bosque County.
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Synonymy: Paedisca fulminana Walsingham, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Epiblema fulminana (Walsingham, 1879), n. comb, is transferred from the genus Sonia in Wright & Gilligan (2021), Jour. Lepid. Soc., 75(2): 130.
  • 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. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 113. (out of print)
  • Wright D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2021. Three Nearctic Eucosmini (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae) with Discordant Genus Level Characteristics: Two New Species and a New Combination. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 75(2): 128-134.
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2023. Epiblema Hübner, Sonia Heinrich, Suleima Heinrich, and Notocelia Hübner of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.6: 68; pl. O, 38a-d; pl. 16, 38a-f, order.
Epiblema fulminana
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