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421565.00 – 1307   Coleophora spinella (Schrank, 1802)
             Apple & Plum Casebearer

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Synonymy: Tinea spinella Schrank, 1802
Coleophora cerasivorella Packard, 1870
Coleophora fletcherella Fernald, 1892
Coleophora lutifrontella Bruand, 1851
Coleophora occidentalis of authors not Zeller, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Coleophora spinella (Schrank, 1802) includes as a synonym 1307 Coleophora cerasivorella Packard, 1870 in Vives (1988), Boletín de Sanidad Vegetal, 12:116.
  • Baldizzone G., H. van der Wolf, J.-F. Landry, 2006. Coleophoridae, Coleophorinae (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 8: 1-215.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Packard, A.S., 1870. New or little known injurious insects. Annual report of the Secretary of the Board of Agriculture, 17 239.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Vives, A., 1988. Catalogo mundial sistematico y de distribucion de la familia Coleophoridae Hübner, [1825] (Insecta : Lepidoptera). Boletín de Sanidad Vegetal, 12: 1-766.
Coleophora spinella
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