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  • Entomology 25411 MCZ Entomology
  • Ptochoryctis tsugensis
  • whole animal (mounted)
  •    Syntype of Ptochoryctis tsugensis
  • Rutherford
  • North America: United States: New Jersey: Bergen
  • V.9 (1910-05-09)
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Identifications
Ptochoryctis tsugensis Kearfott, 1910
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Heteroneura Gelechioidea Autostichidae Ptochoryctis tsugensis
Identified by W. D. Kearfott in 1910
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Kearfott 1910, Page 347, Syntype of Ptochoryctis tsugensis
"Described from 8 males and 8 females bred from larvae on a Japanese species of hemlock, Tsuga sieboldi, at a nursery in New Jersey ; issued May 7 to 23..." Though this specimen is recorded in MCZ Type Book as a "paratype," it appears more properly to be a syntype as per wording of original description: Kearfott mentions multiple "cotypes" without designating a primary type. All of these should probably be considered syntypes. RLHawkins, 2020-06-23
 
Media of type text, Kearfott 1910. Description:Kearfott (1910) Can. Ent. 42: 346-348
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Media Details
Kearfott (1910) Can. Ent. 42: 346-348
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New Jersey
County: Bergen
Specific Locality: Rutherford
Verbatim Locality: Rutherford N.J.; from Japan
Associated Species: Tsuga sieboldi
Collecting Source: captive reared
Coordinates: 40.817136° -74.101659° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3758 m
Hannah Kernen; 2020-10-30; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: V.9 (1910-05-09)
Collectors
Preparators
Identifiers
additional number: 257
type number: 25411
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (mounted) good, tentative unknown 1
Attributes
collection: Collection of W. B. Kearfott
  Rachel L. Hawkins Sipe
Remarks: Labels: "Rutherford V.9 N.J; (?) from Tsuga sieboldi Japan; COTYPE Collection of W.D. Kearfott; Type No. 13419 USNM; MCZ Paratype 25411; Ptochoryctis tsugensis Kearf. 257."
Media
 
Media of type text, Entomology 25385;25387;25388;25389;25390;25391;25392;25393;25394;25395;25396;25397;25398;25400;25401;25402;25403;25404;25405;25406;25407;25408;25409;25410;25411;25412;25413;25414;25415;25416;25417;25418;25419;25420;25421;25422;25423;25424;25425;25426;25427;25429;25430;25431;25432;25433;25434;25435;25436;25437;25438;25439;25442;25443;25440;25441;25428;25384;25386;25399. Description:MCZ Entomology Types 023314-031953, pg.37

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Media Details
MCZ Entomology Types 023314-031953, pg.37