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23a0006 – 0170   Dishkeya bifurcata (Braun, 1915)
Distribution Data for Dishkeya bifurcata
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Distribution: CA, AZ (Stonis & Solis 2020).
Type locality: Fredalba, San Bernardino Co., CA.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Leaf miner of Ceanothus spp.
Genitalia: See Stonis & Solis (2020).
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Synonymy: Tischeria bifurcata Braun, 1915
Taxonomic Notes: Dishkeya bifurcata (Braun, 1915), n. comb. (Stonis & Solis, 2020), was formerly in the genus Tischeria.
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  • Braun, A.F., 1915. Notes on some species of Tischeria, with descriptions of new species (Lep.). Entomological News, 26: 273.
  • Braun, A.F., 1972. Tischeriidae of America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 28: 91; figs. 11, 55, 55a, 101, 146.
  • Stonis, J, & M. Solis, 2020. Dishkeya gen. nov., a New World endemic genus of leaf-mining Tischeriidae (Lepidoptera), transferred from Tischeria Zeller. Biologija, 66 123135.
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