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Lyonetiidae
360195.00 – 0469 – Lyonetia candida Braun, 1916
Distribution Data for Lyonetia candida
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Distribution: Type locality: "Santa Cruz Big Trees, Calif."
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Taxonomic Notes: Lyonetia candida Braun, 1916 was treated as a synonym of L. ledi in Kuroko (1964:23) without explanation. The synonymy was not recognized in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). Specimens from California are well separated by DNA barcode from those in Europe and northern Yukon. Pending further investigation, candida will continue to be listed following Davis (1983).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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.
Lyonetia candida
LG – DNA - J-F Landry (CNC)

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