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33a0164 – 0597   Caloptilia burgessiella (Zeller, 1873)

© Michael H. King
Similar Species:
  • Caloptilia vacciniella (Ely, 1915) has base of forewing costa yellow.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gracilaria burgessiella Zeller, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ely, C.R., 1915. New species of the genus Gracilaria and note on two species already described (Lepidoptera, Gracilariidae). Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 3(5-7): 51.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zeller, P.C., 1873. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 23: 201-334.
Caloptilia burgessiella
© Michael H. King
Caloptilia burgessiella
© Michael H. King
Caloptilia burgessiella
© Dave Beadle
Caloptilia burgessiella
9mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Caloptilia burgessiella
LG – © McGuire Center Coll.

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