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Argyresthiidae
360163.002457Argyresthia goedartella (Linnaeus, 1758) – Bronze Alder Moth

Matt Goff
Distribution: Eurasian species possibly found in Alaska and the Yukon.
Description/
Field Marks:
Head and thorax golden. See BOLD BIN AAA8888.
Similar Species:
  • Argyresthia calliphanes Meyrick, 1913, historically misidentified as goedartella, has a white head and thorax.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena goedartella Linnaeus, 1758
Argyresthia aurescentella Uffeln, 1930
Argyresthia divisella Dufrane, 1960
Tinea literella Haworth, 1828
Phalaena semiargentella Donovan, 1793
Argyresthia splendida Reutti, 1898
Argyresthia uniformella Dufrane, 1960
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: AAA8888
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Argyresthia goedartella
Matt Goff
Argyresthia goedartella
Matt Goff

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