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59a0051 – 1055   Brymblia quadrimaculella (Chambers, 1875)

John Davis
Distribution: Type locality (quadrimaculella): "Spanish Bar", Clear Creek Co., CO.
Type locality (dimidiella): Sonoma Co., CA; Lake Tahoe; Manitou, CO.
Type locality (yukonella): "Canada, Yukon, 6405 ?N, 13905 ?W, Klondike Campground."
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Synonymy: Oecophora quadrimaculella Chambers, 1875
Oecophora dimidiella Walsingham, 1888
Denisia yukonella Lvovsky, 2007
Taxonomic Notes: Brymblia quadrimaculella (Chambers, 1875) includes as a synonym Denisia yukonella Lvovsky, 2007 (Pohl & Landry in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
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  • Chambers, V.T., 1875. Tineina of Colorado. Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science, 2(4): 292.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 117; pl. 6.14-15. order or free PDF
  • Lvovsky, A.L., 2007. Two new species of the genus Denisia, from the Caucasus and from Yukon Territory of Canada (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 16(2): 289-291.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1888. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' index, with notes and descriptions of new species. Insect Life. U.S. Department Agriculture, 1(5): 148.
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