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Gelechiidae
421125.00 – 2172   Filatima serotinella (Busck, 1903)

Reared - LG - George Smiley
Larva and
Host Plants:
Prunus serotina
Similar Species:
  • Filatima epulatrix Hodges, 1969 is highly variable; best distinguished by genitalia, DNA, host plant.
  • Filatima pseudacaciella (Chambers, 1872) is highly variable; best distinguished by genitalia, DNA, host plant.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia serotinella Busck, 1903
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: BOLD:ADK8388 (tentative based on host)
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Matthews, D.L. & C.V. Covell, 2021. Common Names Of North American Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 43(2): 123-148.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂
Filatima serotinella
[T] - Ken Childs
Filatima serotinella
Jim Vargo
Filatima serotinella
SangMi Lee
Filatima serotinella
George Smiley LG
19mm on Prunus serotina
Filatima serotinella
George Smiley LG
19mm on Prunus serotina
Filatima serotinella
Yurika Alexander LG
on Prunus serotina

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