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AMERICAN SPECIES OF DIORYCTRIA (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE): IV. THE SCHUETZEELLA GROUP AND THE TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE SPRUCE CONE MOTH

  • Akira Mutuura (a1) and Eugene Munroe (a1)
Abstract

The spruce cone moth, identified as Dioryctria reniculella (Grote) by Heinrich and other authors, is described as D. reniculelloides n. sp. This and D. pseudotsugella Munroe form a compact group closely related to the European D. schuetzeella Fuchs. These three species are characterized. D. reniculella is sunk as a junior synonym of D. abietivorella (Grote), new synonymy.

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The Canadian Entomologist
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