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Gelechiidae
420504.002270Helcystogramma melantherella (Busck, 1900)

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Type Locality: Palm Beach, FL.
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Synonymy: Trichotaphe melantherella Busck, 1900
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Busck, A., 1900. New species of moths of the superfamily Tineina from Florida. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 23(1208): 232.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1, p. 128; pl. 3.31-32. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Lectotype ♂ (genitalia)
Helcystogramma melantherella
Ken Childs
Helcystogramma melantherella
Ken Childs
Helcystogramma melantherella
Ken Childs
Helcystogramma melantherella
SangMi Lee
Helcystogramma melantherella
- Lectotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum
Helcystogramma melantherella
George Smiley LG
15mm on Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Helcystogramma melantherella
George Smiley LG
15mm on Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Helcystogramma melantherella
George Smiley LG
6mm
Helcystogramma melantherella
Sam Houston LG

Helcystogramma melantherella
Sam Houston LG


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