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33a0119 – 0650   "Parectopa" bumeliella Braun, 1939

Terry Harrison
Distribution: Type locality: Mamoth Cave, KY.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Miner of Bumelia lycioides.
Similar Species:
  • Lyonetia spp.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Parectopa bumeliella Braun, 1939
Taxonomic Notes: "Parectopa" bumeliella Braun, 1939, prov. pl. in Eiseman & Davis in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Braun, A.F., 1939. Notes and new species: Gracilariidae [sic] (Microlepidoptera). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 32(2): 284.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

Terry Harrison

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