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Gelechiidae
420824.00 – 1900   Prolita texanella (Chambers, 1880)
Distribution Data for Prolita texanella
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Distribution: Type locality: Texas.
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Synonymy: Anesychia texanella Chambers, 1880
Ethmia chambersella Dyar, 1903 (unnecessary replacement name)
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1880. Descriptions of some new Tineina, with notes on a few old species. The Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History, 2(4): 179.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1902. A List of North American Lepidoptera and Key to the Literature of this Order of Insects. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 52: 524.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1902. A review of the genus Ethmia with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 10: 208.
Prolita texanella
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