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Gelechiidae
421093.00 – 2143   Filatima epulatrix Hodges, 1969

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Holotype: Potsdam, NY.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Malus sylvestris (Apple)
Similar Species:
  • Filatima pseudacaciella (Chambers, 1872) is highly variable; best distinguished by genitalia, DNA, host plant.
  • Filatima serotinella (Busck, 1903) is highly variable; best distinguished by genitalia, DNA, host plant.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Filatima epulatrix Hodges, 1969
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: BOLD:ADI7374
  • Hodges, R.W., 1969. Two species of apple-feeding gelechiids new to science. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 71: 203.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Filatima epulatrix
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Filatima epulatrix
DNA - Mark Dreiling
Filatima epulatrix
- Holotype - LG(cc) U. S. National Museum

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