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47a0036 – 2643   Tebenna balsamorrhizella (Busck, 1904)
Distribution Data for Tebenna balsamorrhizella
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Distribution: Canada: BC, AB; USA: WA, ID, MT, OR (Heppner 2023).
Type locality: Pullman, Whitman Co., WA.
Field Marks:
A member of the balsamorrhizella species-group. See Heppner (2023), Lepid. Novae, 15(3-4): 133; fig. 24, 26-27, 30-31, F4, M4.
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Synonymy: Choreutis balsamorrhizella Busck, 1904
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1904. Tineid moths from British Columbia, with decriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 27: 748.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2023. Nearctic Metalmark Moths, 7. Genus Tebenna and new genus Pseudotebenna (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae: Choreutinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 15(3-4): 121-172.
Tebenna balsamorrhizella
- Lectotype - LG – Jadranka Rota
Tebenna balsamorrhizella
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