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421730.001672Neoscythris planipenella – (Chambers, 1878)
Distribution Data for Neoscythris planipenella
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Taxonomic Notes: Neoscythris planipenella (Chambers, 1875), justified emendation, formerly in the genus Scythris, corrects the spelling of plausipennella in the 1983 Hodges 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 the 1983 Hodges Checklist, Mem. Ent. Soc. Canada, 160: 163.
  • 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, 160: 1-341.
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