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300035 – 0324   Cephimallota obscurostrigella (Chambers, 1874)

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Distribution: Type locality: Texas.
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Synonymy: Tinea obscurostrigella Chambers, 1874
Cephitinea longinella Zagulajev, 1964
Taxonomic Notes: Cephimallota obscurostrigella (Chambers, 1874) was formerly in the genus Cephitinea, n. gen. syn. in Gaedike (2019).
  • Chambers, V.T., 1874. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist, 6: 232.
  • Gaedike, R., 2019. Tineidae II (Myrmecozelinae, Perissomasticinae, Tineinae, Hieroxestinae, Teichobiinae and Stathmopolitinae). Microlepidoptera of Europe, 9: XXIV + 248 pp., 6 pls.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cephimallota obscurostrigella
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