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Digital Guide to Moth Identification

North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
Elachistidae
4213971088Elachista virgatula Kaila, 1997
  • Elachista virgatula Kaila, 1997 is a replacement name for 1088 Elachista albella (Chambers, 1875) (Phigalia).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Braun, A.F., 1948. Elachistidae of North America (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 13: 41; figs. 70, 121.
  • Kaila, L., 1997. A revision of the nearctic species of Elachista s.l. II. The argentella group (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae). Acta Zoologica Fennica, 206: 1-93.

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