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59a1126 – 2173   Filatima shastaella (Gaede, 1937)
Distribution Data for Filatima shastaella
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Distribution: Type locality: Mount Shasta, CA.
Genitalia: See Clarke (1947).
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Synonymy: Gelechia shastaella Gaede, 1937
Gelechia albifemorella Clarke, 1932
Filatima clarkella Busck, 1939
Taxonomic Notes: Filatima shastaella (Gaede, 1937) is a replacement name for Gelechia albifemorella Clarke, 1932 (a preoccupied name).
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  • Busck, A., 1939. Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with description of new genera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 86: 576. (clarkella)
  • Clarke, J.F., 1932. Notes and new species of Microlepidoptera from Washington State. The Canadian Entomologist, 64(3): 63-69. (albifemorella)
  • Clarke, J.F., 1947. Notes on, and new species of, American moths of the genus Filatima Busck (Gelechiidae: Lepidoptera). The Canadian Entomologist, 37: 266.
  • Gaede, M., 1937. Gelechiidae. Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 79: 212.
Filatima shastaella
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Filatima shastaella
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