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59a1466 – 1132.8   Elachista freyerella (Hübner, [1825])
Distribution Data for Elachista freyerella
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Distribution: Type locality (freyerella): Europe.
Type locality (scopulicola): Huron Mountains, MI.
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Synonymy: Antispila freyerella Hübner, [1825]
Elachista aridella Heinemann, 1854
Elachista arundinella Zeller, 1850
Elachista bistictella Tengström, 1848
Elachista gregsonella Doubleday, 1859
Elachista gregsonella Morris, 1870
Elachista gregsoni Stainton, 1855
Poeciloptilia grisescens Wocke, 1862
Elachista incertella Frey, 1859
Tinea nigrella Hübner, 1805
Cosmiotes scopulicola Braun, 1948
Elachista sublimis Frey, 1866
Elachista tristictella Nylander, 1848
Taxonomic Notes: Elachista freyerella includes as a synonym [1131] Elachista scopulicola (Braun, 1948) in Kaila (1999), Systematic Entomology, 24: 139-169.
  • 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: 95; figs. 56, 56a, 105 (scopulicola).
  • Kaila, L., 1999. Phylogeny and classification of the Elachistidae s.s. (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Systematic Entomology, 24: 139-169.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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