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Gelechiidae
420800.891841.89Besciva n. sp.

Carol Wolf [T]
Distribution: Florida, Kimball (1965:278) and possibly to Texas if images are correctly identified.
Similar Species: 2216 Ymeldia janae Hodges, 1965 bears little resemblance to Besciva but images previously shown for that species would appear to refer Besciva
Taxonomic Notes: Besciva n. sp. is listed in Kimball (1965:278) from Florida.
References
  • Heppner, J.B., 2007. Lepidoptera of Florida, Part 1: Introduction and Catalog. Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas, 17: 1-670.
  • Kimball, C.P., 1965. Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas, Vol. 1: Lepidoptera of Florida. Florida Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, Gainesville, FL., 363 pp..
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Besciva n. sp.
Carol Wolf [T]
Besciva n. sp.
Steve Nanz [T]
Besciva n. sp.
David Reed [T]
Besciva n. sp.
Jeff Hollenbeck [T]
Besciva n. sp.
Jeff Hollenbeck [T]
Besciva n. sp.
Jim Vargo – 9mm - LG

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