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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
Elachistidae
4214671129Elachista illectella (Clemens, 1860)
  • Elachista illectella (Clemens, 1860), n. comb., was previously in the genus Cosmiotes, Kaila (1999), Systematic Entomology 24: 139-169.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Braun, A.F., 1948. Elachistidae of North America (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 13: 91.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • 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.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Microleps.org

Elachista illectella
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