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59a1730 – 1672   Neoscythris planipenella (Chambers, 1875)
Distribution Data for Neoscythris planipenella
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Field Marks:
See Landry (1991).
Genitalia: See Landry (1991).
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Synonymy: Butalis planipenella Chambers, 1875
Coleophora albacostella Chambers, 1875
Coleophora fuscostrigella Chambers, 1878
Scythris hemidictyas Meyrick, 1928
Butalis planipennella Chambers, 1878
Butalis plausipenella Chambers, 1875
Scythris plausipennella Chambers, 1878
Taxonomic Notes: Neoscythris planipenella (Chambers, 1875), justified emendation, formerly in the genus Scythris, corrects the spelling of plausipennella in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist) and includes as synonyms 1661 Scythris hemidictyas Meyrick, 1928, 1395 Coleophora fuscostrigella Chambers, 1878, 1393 Coleophora albacostella Chambers, 1875, and 1646 Scythris albacostella (Chambers, 1875), a duplicate of 1393 C. albacostella in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), Mem. Ent. Soc. Canada, 160: 163.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Landry, J.-F., 1991. Systematics of Nearctic Scythrididae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea): phylogeny and classification of supraspecific taxa, with a review of described species. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 123(S160): 3-341.
  • Meyrick, E., 1923-1930. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3: 414.
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