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59a0592.5 – 2260.1   Thiotricha sciurella (Walsingham, 1897)
Distribution Data for Thiotricha sciurella
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Distribution: USA: Florida Keys.
Type locality: "West Indies - St. Thomas".
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Synonymy: Polyhymno sciurella Walsingham, 1897Thiotricha argoxantha Meyrick, 1914
Taxonomic Notes: Thiotricha sciurella (Walsingham, 1897) is now recognized within the North American fauna by Lee & Landry (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023). First reported by Hayden (2016) from Florida as a Thiotricha sp..
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hayden, J.E., 2016. Thiotricha sp., a gelechiid moth, a new State Record. Tri-ology, 55(2): 8, 16.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, T. de G., 1897. Revision of the West-Indian Micro-Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1897: 78.
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