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59a0024 – 1142   Glyphidocera septentrionella Busck, 1904
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Synonymy: Glyphidocera septentrionella Busck, 1904
Glyphidocera isonephes Meyrick, 1929
Glyphidocera speratella Busck, 1908
Glyphidocera hurlberti Adamski, 2000
Taxonomic Notes: Glyphidocera septentrionella Busck, 1904 includes as a synonym Glyphidocera hurlberti Adamski, 2000 (Pohl & Landry in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
  • Adamski, 2000. A new species of Glyphidocera from south-central Colorado (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Glyphidoceridae). Fabreries, 25(4) 69-76.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1904. Tineid moths from British Columbia, with decriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 27: 762.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 4.21m; p. 61. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) (septentrionella - holotype ♂ (genitalia))
Glyphidocera septentrionella
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Glyphidocera septentrionella
Carol Wolf
Glyphidocera septentrionella
Ken Childs
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CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Glyphidocera septentrionella
Jason Dombroskie
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18mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Glyphidocera septentrionella
- Holotype (hurlberti) - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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