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Blastobasidae
421803.001232Pigritia laticapitella Clemens, 1860
Distribution Data for Pigritia laticapitella
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Distribution: Type locality: Easton, PA? - Adamski & Hodges (1996).
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Synonymy: Pigritia laticapitella Clemens, 1860
Ploiophora ampla Dietz, 1900
Pigritia anfugella Dietz, 1900 (missp.)
Pigritia angustipennella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia argyreela Adamski & Brown, 1989 (missp.)
Pseudopigritia argyreella Dietz, 1900
Blastobasis aufugella Zeller, 1873
Pigritia basilarella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia basilorella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia confusella Dietz, 1900
Pseudopigritia dorsomaculella Dietz, 1900
Pseudopigritia equitella Dietz, 1900
Dryope erratella Dietz, 1910
Pseudopigritia fraternella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia mediofasciella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia obscurella Dietz, 1900
Dryope occidentella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia ochreela Adamski & Brown, 1989 (missp.)
Pigritia ochreella Clemens, 1863
Pigritia ornatella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia purpurella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia tristella Dietz, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Pigritia laticapitella Clemens, 1860 includes as synonyms 1226 ampla, 1228 angustipennella, 1230 basilarella, 1231 confusella, 1233 mediofasciella, 1234 obscurella, 1235 ornatella, 1236 purpurella, 1238 tristella, 1247 occidentella, 1248 ochreella, 1250 argyreella, 1251 dorsomaculella, 1252 equitella, 1253 fraternella and erratella Dietz, 1910 (former syn. of 1246 P. murtfeldtella) in Adamski & Hodges (1996).
References
  • Adamski, D. & R. W. Hodges, 1996. An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98(4): 728.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 12: 173.
  • Dietz, W.G., 1900. On Pigritia Clem. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 27: 106; pl. 6, fig. 3 (laticapitella); 104 (confusella); 105 (purpurella, basilarella); 107 (mediofasciella, ornatella); 108 (angustipennella, tristella); 110 (obscurella); 112 (dorsomaculella, equitella); 113 (fraternella, argyreella); 115 (occidentella); 119 (ampla, anfugella).
  • Dietz, W.G., 1910. Revision of the Blastobasidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 36: 4 (erratella).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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