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Gracillariidae
33a0414 – 0697.1   Dialectica cordiella (Busck, 1934)

James Bailey
Distribution: USA: TX amd possibly FL.
Type locality: Santiago de las Vegas, Cuba.
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Synonymy: Acrocercops cordiella Busck, 1934
Taxonomic Notes: Dialectica cordiella (Busck, 1934), n. comb., was formerly in the genus Acrocercops (Eiseman & Davis in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023). This species is reported from TX and possibly FL.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., [1934]. Microlepidoptera of Cuba. Entomologica Americana, 13(4): 174.
  • 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).
Dialectica cordiella
Charley Eiseman
Dialectica cordiella
LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)

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