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36a0040 – 2416.2   Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784)

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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: • Tinea fraxinella Bjerkander, 1784
• Tinea caenobitella Hόbner, [1813] 1816
• Tinea circulella Fabricius, 1794
• Prays curtisella Donovan, 1793
• Erminea curtisii Haworth, 1828
• Anacampsis hortuella Stephens, 1834
• Tinea maculella Fabricius, 1794
Taxonomic Notes: Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, Biodiversity and Conservation. 18: 3825-3839.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • deWaard, J.R., J.-F. Landry, B.C. Schmidt, J. Derhousoff, J.A. McLean, L.M. Humble, 2009. In the dark in a large urban park: DNA barcodes illuminate cryptic and introduced moth species. Biodiversity and Conservation, 18: 3825-3839.

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