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Elachistidae
421395.001081Elachista epimicta Braun, 1948

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Distribution: Type locality (epimicta): Cincinnati, OH.
Type locality (purissima): Garnett Valley, Summerland, BC.
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Synonymy: Elachista epimicta Braun, 1948
Elachista purissima Braun, 1948
Taxonomic Notes: Elachista epimicta Braun, 1948 includes as a synonym, 1093 Elachista purissima Braun, 1948 in Kaila (1997).
References
  • 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: 34; figs. 6, 15, 39, 61, 61a, 107. (epimicta)
  • Braun, A.F., 1948. Elachistidae of North America (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 13: 48; figs. 68, 68a, 112. (purissima)
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Microleps.org
Elachista epimicta
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