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59a1804 – 1246   Pigritia murtfeldtella (Chambers, 1874)

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Distribution: Lectotype (murtfeldtella): Kentucky.
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Synonymy: Dryope murtfeldtella Chambers, 1874
Dryope canariella Dietz, 1900
Dryope discopunctella Dietz, 1900
Dryope fenyesella Dietz, 1900
Dryope fuscosuffusella Dietz, 1900
Dryope grisella Dietz, 1900
Dryope luteopulvella Chambers, 1875
Dryope minnicella Dietz, 1900
Dryope minnieella Dietz, 1900
Epigritia pallidotinctella Dietz, 1900
Pigritia spoliatella Dietz, 1900
Dryope tenebrella Dietz, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Pigritia murtfeldtella (Chambers, 1874) includes as synonyms [1240] canariella Dietz, [1241] discopunctella Dietz, [1242] fenyesella Dietz, [1243] fuscosuffusella Dietz, [1244] grisella Dietz, luteopulvella Chambers (former syn. of 1232 laticapitella), [1245] minnicella Dietz, minnieella Dietz (missp.), pallidotinctella Dietz (former syn. of 1239 ochrocomella), spoliatella Dietz (former syn. of 1198 messelinella), and [1249] tenebrella Dietz in Adamski & Hodges (1996).
  • 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): 733.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Pigritia murtfeldtella
Ann Hendrickson - DNA

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