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23a0012 – 0161   Astrotischeria helianthi (Frey & Boll, 1878)

Charley Eiseman
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Synonymy: Tischeria helianthi Frey & Boll, 1878
Tischeria longeciliata Frey & Boll, 1878
Taxonomic Notes: Astrotischeria helianthi (Frey & Boll, 1878), formerly placed in the genus Tischeria, includes as a synonym [0165] Astrotischeria longeciliata (Frey & Boll, 1878) in Stonis et al. (2018), Zootaxa, 4469(1):5.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Frey, H. & J. Boll, 1878. Tineen aus Texas. Entomologische Zeitung, 39(7-9): 258-259. (helianthi, longeciliata)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Stonis, J.R., A. Diskus, F.C. Filho, O.T. Lewis, 2018. American Asteraceae-feeding Astrotischeria species with a highly modified, three-lobed valva in the male genitalia (Lepidoptera, Tischeriidae). Zootaxa, 4469(1): 1-69.
Astrotischeria helianthi
Michael W. Palmer
Astrotischeria helianthi
Michael W. Palmer
Astrotischeria helianthi
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