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59a1487 – 1128.4   Elachista huron Kaila, 1996

Michael H. King
Distribution: Holotype: "Quebec: La Verendrye, Lac Rapid, peat bog".
Similar Species:
  • Elachista ciliigera Kaila, 1996
  • Elachista serra Kaila, 1996
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Elachista huron Kaila, 1996
Taxonomic Notes: Elachista huron Kaila, 1996, n. sp., Ent. Scand., 27: 235; figs. 31-33, 41, 73, 80, 89, 95. Further study supports the synonym of huron with Elachista serricornis Stainton, 1854, (L. Kaila, pers. comm., 2 April 2024).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Kaila, L., 1996. Revision of the Nearctic species of Elachista I. The tetragonella group (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, 27: 217-238.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Stainton, H.T., 1854. Lepidoptera: Tineina. Insecta Britannica, 260.
Elachista huron
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Elachista huron
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