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Lyonetiidae
360195.000469Lyonetia ledi Wocke, 1859
Distribution Data for Lyonetia ledi
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Distribution: Canada: BC; USA: MT - BOLD.
Type Locality (candida): Santa Cruz Big Trees, CA.; MT. Rainier, WA.
Similar Species:
  • BOLD:AAE8230 is a BIN with specimens identified as ledi from northern Europe and northern Yukon.
  • BOLD:AAJ2456 is a BIN with specimens identified as candida from British Columbia and Montana. It is well sepatated from BOLD:AAE8230 by DNA barcode sugessting a good species.
  • BOLD:ACI8280 is a BIN with specimens identified as ledi from Newfoundland to British Columbia. It is well sepatated from oth BOLD:AAE8230 and BOLD:AAJ2456 by DNA barcode sugessting a good, possibly undescibed, species.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Lyonetia ledi Wocke, 1859
Lyonetia candida Braun, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: Lyonetia ledi Wocke, 1859 includes as a synonym [0469] Lyonetia candida Braun, 1916 in Kuroko (1964).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) (Lyonetia candida) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) (ledi) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: AAE8230 (ledi?)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: AAJ2456 (candida?)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: ACI8280 (sp. nr. ledi?)
  • Braun, A.F., 1916. New species of Microlepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 48: 140.
  • Kuroko, H., 1964. Revisional Studies On The Family Lyonetiidae Of Japan (Lepidoptera). Esakia, 4: 1-61; 17 pls.
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