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Gelechioidea - Unplaced To Family
59a1858.5 – 0108   [Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella (Chambers, 1875)
Distribution Data for [Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella
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Distribution: Type locality: Bosque Co., TX.
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Synonymy: Nepticula belfragrella Chambers, 1875
Nepticula belfrageella Braun, 1917
Taxonomic Notes: [Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella (Chambers, 1875), incorrectly spelled as belfrageella in Chambers (1878) (unjustified emendation), was formerly placed in Nepticulidae and is now regarded as belonging in Gelechiidae (Van Nieukerken et al. 2016).
  • Chambers, V.T., 1875. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist, 7: 75.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1878. Index to the described Tineina of the United States and Canada. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 4(5): 157.
  • Van Nieukerken, E.J., C. Doorenweerd, R.J.B. Hoare, D.R. Davis, 2016. Revised classification and catalogue of global Nepticulidae and Opostegidae (Lepidoptera, Nepticuloidea). ZooKeys, 628: 65-246.
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