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59a1429 – 1105   Elachista maculoscella (Clemens, 1860)
Distribution Data for Elachista maculoscella
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Distribution: Type locality (maculoscella): Pennsylvania.
Type locality (unifasciella): "Canada".
Type locality (nitidiuscula): Cincinnati, OH
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Synonymy: Cosmiotes maculoscella Clemens, 1860
Elachista nitidiuscula Braun, 1948
Elachista unifasciella Chambers, 1875
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Braun, A.F., 1948. Elachistidae of North America (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 13: 60 (unifasciella), 61(maculoscella), 69; figs. 78, 125, 125a (nitidiuscula).
  • Kaila, L., 1999. A revision of the Nearctic species of the genus Elachista s. l. III. The bifasciella, praelineata, saccharella and freyerella groups (Lepidoptera, Elachistidae). Acta Zoologica Fennica, 211: 1-235.
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  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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