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330302.000766.1Phyllonorycter maestingella – (Müller, 1764)

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Similar Species: 0786 Phyllonorycter restrictella (Braun, 1939) cannot be separated by photo.
Taxonomic Notes: Phyllonorycter maestingella (Müller, 1764) is now recognized within the North American fauna, Zootaxa, 3749(1): 19.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • 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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