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80a0477.1n – 5992.1   Lascelina pedernalensis Neunzig, 1996
Distribution Data for Lascelina pedernalensis
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Distribution: USA: Florida Keys.
Type locality: "Pedernales, along Rio Mulito, 13 km N Pedernales (18-O9N, 71-46W), 230 m, Dominican Republic."
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Taxonomic Notes: Lascelina pedernalensis Neunzig, 1996 was collected in the Florida Keys during 1884 and 1990 with one specimens identified by Neunzig but not published. This species was again collected in 2023 in Key West. (Hayden, 2023). (new since Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023))
  • Hayden, J.E., 2023. Lascelina pedernalensis Neunzig, a phycitine moth, a new Continental USA record.. Tri-ology, 62(2): 8.
  • Neunzig, H.H., 1996. New species of Phycitinae (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) from the Dominican Republic. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98(4): 796; figs. 12, 53, 54.
Lascelina pedernalensis
LG – James Hayden

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