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Tortricidae
621051.103168.1Pelochrista olivacea Wright & Gilligan, 2017 – Olivaceous Pelochrista

Ann Hendrickson
Distribution: Holotype: Cochise Co., AZ.
Paratyes: AZ, NM, TX.
Description/
Field Marks:
FWL: 6.7-9.2 - Wright & Gilligan, 2017); ""pretornal brown patch" is connected to the inner FW margin" - Chuck Sexton (pers. comm., 5/2022))
Similar Species:
  • Pelochrista canana (Walsingham, 1879) - FWL: 5.6-9.6 - Wright & Gilligan, 2017); ""pretornal brown patch" is connected to the inner FW margin" - Chuck Sexton (pers. comm., 5/2022))
  • Pelochrista zomonana (Kearfott, 1907) - FWL: 4.9-6.8 - Wright & Gilligan, 2017); "pretornal brown patch is characteristically separated from the FW inner margin" - Chuck Sexton (pers. comm., 5/2022))
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Pelochrista olivacea Wright & Gilligan, 2017
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista olivacea Wright & Gilligan, 2017, n. sp., MONA Fascicle 9.5: 100.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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.
Pelochrista olivacea
Ann Hendrickson
Pelochrista olivacea
Ann Hendrickson
Pelochrista olivacea
DNA - Ann Hendrickson
Pelochrista olivacea
17mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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