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59a1708 – 1651   Scythris inspersella (Hübner, [1817])

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Synonymy: Tinea inspersella Hübner, [1817]
Gelechia aterrimella Walker, 1864
Scythris epilobiella McDunnough, 1942
Scythris hypotricha Joannis, 1920
Taxonomic Notes: Scythris inspersella (Hübner, 1817) replaces Gelechia aterrimella (Walker, 1864).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 6.40f; p. 79. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Scythris inspersella
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