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59a1802 – 1227   Pigritia fidella (Dietz, 1900)

DNA BIN:AAG8583 - © Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Eastern US and Canada.
Type locality: Hazleton, PA.
Similar Species:
  • See BOLD BINs in References. P. fidella may be a species complex; "true" fidella is likely represented by BIN AAD5152 and/or AAG8600 - Jean-François Landry (pers. comm., 11/29/2021).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ploiophora fidella Dietz, 1900
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAD3758 (nr. fidella? - Pacific Northwest)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAD5152 ("true" fidella? - eastern US and Canada)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAG8583 (nr. fidella? - southeastern US)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAG8600 (nr. fidella? - eastern Canada)
  • Dietz, W.G., 1900. On Pigritia Clem. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 27: 103.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Pigritia fidella
DNA BIN:AAD3758 - © Jim Moore
Pigritia fidella
DNA BIN:AAD3758 - © Jim Moore
Pigritia fidella
DNA BIN:AAD5152 - © Mark Dreiling
Pigritia fidella
DNA BIN:AAD5152 - LG – © J-F Landry (CNC)

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