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Incurvariidae
210066.000174Incurvaria vetulella (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Distribution Data for Incurvaria vetulella
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Distribution: Type Locality: Lapland.
Similar Species:
  • Incurvaria circulella
  • Lampronia capitella
  • BIN group BOLD:ACI3470 with specimens from NB to YT, Canada, appears to represent a cryptic species based on DNA barcode.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Adela vetulella Zetterstedt, 1839
Incurvaria kivatshella Kutenkova, 1987
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: ACI3470 (possible cryptic sp.)
  • Junnilainen, J., P. Buchner, J.-P. Kaitila & M. Mutanen, 2019. Incurvaria pirinella sp. nov., a new species of the vetulella species-group (Lepidoptera, Incurvariidae) from Bulgaria, with release of DNA barcodes for European species of Incurvaria. Nota Lepidopterologica, 42(1): 81-100.
  • Zetterstedt, J.W., 1840 [1839]. Ordo VI. Lepidoptera. Insecta Lapponica, (4): 1007.
Photographs are needed for this species.

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