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Prodoxidae
210003.000177Lampronia capitella (Clerck, 1759) – Currant Shoot Borer

Janis von Heyking
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Synonymy: Phalaena capitella Clerck, 1759
Tinea bifasciella Fabricius, 1787
Phalaena scribaiana Brahm, 1791
Taxonomic Notes: Lampronia capitella (Clerck, 1759), a justified emendation, includes capitella Clerck, 1759 as a synonym (misspelling) in Robinson & Schmidt Nielsen (1983), Syst. Entomol., 8(2):205.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Clerck, 1759. Icones Insectorum Rariorum, 1: pl. 11, fig.1.
  • Robinson, G.S. & E. Schmidt Nielsen, 1983. The Microlepidoptera described by Linnaeus and Clerck. Systematic Entomology, 8(2): 191-242.
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