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59a1836 – 1457   Mompha idaei (Zeller, 1839)

Harvey Schmidt
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Synonymy: Elachista idaei Zeller, 1839
Laverna grandisella Chambers, 1875
Butalis idaeella Duponchel, in: Godart, [1843]
Cyphophora polaris Sinev, 1986
Laverna subiridescens Walsingham, 1882
Leucophryne tricristatella Chambers, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Mompha idaei (Zeller, 1839) is a replacement name for Mompha tricristatella (Chambers 1875).
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Mompha idaei
Jason Dombroskie
Mompha idaei
Jason Dombroskie

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