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460110.10 – 6217   Hellinsia serenus (Meyrick, 1913)
             Serene Plume Moth
Distribution Data for Hellinsia serenus
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Synonymy: Pterophorus serenus Meyrick, 1913
Taxonomic Notes: Hellinsia serenus (Meyrick, 1913) is treated as a synonym of 6210 Hellinsia balanotes in Gielis (2003). This taxon is listed as a full species in Matthews (2016),, accessed May, 2017. Deborah Matthews (pers. comm. 05/26/2017) confirms that H. serenus is a full species.
  • Gielis, C., 2003. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 4: 1-198.
  • Matthews, D.L., 2016. Pterophoridae of North America - "Plume Moths". Online self-published. website
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