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Gelechiidae
59a0592.51 – 2260.12   Thiotricha laterestriata (Walsingham, 1897)

Joseph Montes de Oca
Distribution: USA: Broward Co. and Miami-Dade Co., FL.
Type locality: "West Indies - St. Thomas".
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Synonymy: Polyhymno laterestriata Walsingham, 1897
Taxonomic Notes: Thiotricha laterestriata (Walsingham, 1897) is tentatively recognized within the North American fauna based on a population from Coral Gables, FL and more recently Broward Co., FL. (James Hayden, in litt., 2024).
References
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, T. de G., 1897. Revision of the West-Indian Micro-Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1897: 78.
Thiotricha laterestriata
Joseph Montes de Oca
Thiotricha laterestriata
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