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621117.00 – 3218.1 – Sonia paraplesiana Blanchard, 1979 – Hebrew Sonia

Ken Childs - genitalia
Distribution: USA: FL, TX, NC, KY, IL, IA, SD, DC, PA, NJ, MA, MI, MN, NY (Blanchard, 1979).
Holotype: Houston, TX.
Genitalia: See Blanchard (1979).
Similar Species:
  • Sonia constrictana (Zeller, 1875)
  • Sonia canadana McDunnough, 1925
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sonia paraplesiana Blanchard & Knudson, [1980]
Taxonomic Notes: Sonia paraplesiana Blanchard, 1979 n. sp., J. Lepid. Soc. 33: 184.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Blanchard, A., 1979. New status for Epiblema minutiana (Kearfott) and new species of Epiblema Hubner and Sonia Heinrich (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 33(3): 185-188; figs. 18, 20, 22, 24-26.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 131.201. (out of print)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Sonia paraplesiana
Jim Vargo
Sonia paraplesiana
14mm – Jim Vargo

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