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23a0039 – 0143   Coptotriche zelleriella (Clemens, 1859)

reared - (cc) Thomas Irvine
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Synonymy: Tischeria zelleriella Clemens, 1859
Tischeria complanoides Frey & Boll, 1873
Tischeria latipenella Chambers, 1878
Tischeria latipennella of authors, [no date]
Tischeria sulphurea Frey & Boll, 1878
Taxonomic Notes: Coptotriche zelleriella, formerly placed in the genus Tischeria, includes as a synonym Tischeria sulphurea Frey & Boll, 1878 in Puplesis & Diškus (2003).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clemens, B., 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 11: 326.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Puplesis, R., & A. Diškus, 2003. The Nepticuloidea and Tischerioidea (Lepidoptera) - A Global Review, with Strategic Regional Revisions. Kaunas, Lithuania, Lutute?, 2003: 1-512.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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Coptotriche zelleriella
- gen. - © Tom Murray
Coptotriche zelleriella
- gen. - © Tom Murray
Coptotriche zelleriella
reared - © Michael W. Palmer
Coptotriche zelleriella
LG(cc) McGuire Center Coll.
Coptotriche zelleriella
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Coptotriche zelleriella

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