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300109 – 0263.1   Nemapogon cloacella (Haworth, 1828)
             The Dark Mottled Wollen
Distribution Data for Nemapogon cloacella
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Synonymy: Tinea cloacella Haworth, 1828
Nemapogon infimella Herrich-Schäffer, 1851
Nemapogon nevellus Zagulajev, 1963
Taxonomic Notes: Nemapogon cloacella (Haworth, 1828) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. Introduced from Europe. (Landry et al. 2013)
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  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 4: 563.
  • Landry, J.-F., V. Nazari, J.R. Dewaard, M. Mutanen, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, P. Huemer, P.D.N. Hebert, 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa, 3749(1): 1-93.
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