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Bucculatricidae
330008.000491Bucculatrix niveella – Chambers, 1875
Distribution Data for Bucculatrix niveella
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Distribution: Type Locality: Texas.
Description/
Field Marks:
"Type not in existence... It is possible that niveella is an immaculate form of the preceding species, described as B. simulans in the latter species, the markings sometimes tend to be obsolescent. In the absence of the type, however, definite determination is impossible and niveella must be regarded as an unrecognized species." - Braun (1963)
Similar Species:
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References
  • Braun, A.F., 1963. The genus Bucculatrix in America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 18: 48.
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