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Wright D.J.,3349 Morrison Ave.
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society | Year: 2013

Phaneta kramerana and Phaneta donahuei, new species, are described from southern California. Ten congeners that might be confused with the new taxa based on forewing appearance are reviewed: Phaneta tenuiana (Walsingham), Phaneta nepotinana (Heinrich), Phaneta fertoriana (Heinrich), Phaneta subminitnana (Heinrich), Phaneta complicana (McDunnough), Phaneta migratana (Heinrich), Phaneta alatana (McDunnough), Phaneta cinereolineana (Heinrich), Phaneta crassana (McDunnough), and Phaneta spectana (McDunnough). Adults and genitalia are illustrated for each species. Source


Wright D.J.,3349 Morrison Ave.
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society | Year: 2015

Pelochrista sullivani, new species, and Pelochrista lynxana, new species, are described, respectively, from coastal savannah habitat in Mississippi and North Carolina and from prairie/glade habitat in Kentucky, Mississippi, and Ohio. Four species with similarities to the new taxa are reviewed, Pelochrista matutina (Grote), Pelochrista fiskeana (Kearfott), Pelochrista pandana (Kearfott) and Pelochrista symholaspis (Meyrick), with P. pandana being recognized as a junior synonym of P. fiskeana. Also reviewed is Pelochrista notialis (Miller), a taxon once confused with P. matutina. Source


Wright D.J.,3349 Morrison Ave.
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society | Year: 2010

Nine previously unrecognized species of Phaneta Stephens (Tortricidae) are described from western North America: P. browni, P. arenana, P. labiata, P. gohlinana, P. cibolana, P. parvula, P. clementeana, P. baloghi, and P. vogelana. Reviewed are: Phaneta corctdana (Zeller) and Phaneta mormonensis (Heinrich), which have male genitalia similar to those of P. browni and P. arenana; Phaneta indagatricana (Heinrich) and Phaneta misturana (Heinrich), due to similarity in forewing pattern with P. labiata and P. gohlinana; Phaneta stramineana (Walsingham), Phaneta parvana (Walsingham), and Phaneta grindeliana (Busck), close relatives of P. clementeana; P. minimana (Walsingham), a species misidentified in North American collections for more than eighty years; and Phaneta latens (Heinrich), which is similar in male genitalia to P. labiata. Phaneta verecundana Blanchard is recognized as a synonym of P. indagatricana. Adults and genitalia are illustrated for each species. Source


Gilligan T.M.,Colorado State University | Wright D.J.,3349 Morrison Ave.
Zootaxa | Year: 2013

A revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta is provided. Assignment to genus is based on generic redescriptions by Gilligan et al. (2013). A total of 709 names (including subspecies and synonyms) are listed, including 251 new combinations and 52 revised combinations Copyright © 2013 Magnolia Press. Source


Gilligan T.M.,Colorado State University | Wright D.J.,3349 Morrison Ave.
Zootaxa | Year: 2013

Eucosma Hübner is the largest genus in the Tortricidae with more than 290 named species. Historically, there has been confusion about the assignment of species to Eucosma and related genera, a problem which is perpetuated by the lack of a type specimen for the type species, E. circulana Hübner. Here we designate a neotype for E. circulana following analysis of eight North American species having similarities with that taxon. Eucosma circulana and E. gemellana Heinrich are redescribed, the latter being elevated from subspecies to species status. Eucosma paragemellana, new species, is described from specimens previously confused with E. gemellana, and E. fraudabilis Heinrich is reviewed. Copyright © 2013 Magnolia Press. Source

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