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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
2300180143Coptotriche zelleriella (Clemens, 1859)
  • Coptotriche zelleriella, formerly placed in the genus Tischeria, includes as a synonym Tischeria sulphurea Frey & Boll, 1878 in Puplesis & Diškus (2003).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Clemens, B., 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 11: 326.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Puplesis, R., & A. Diškus, 2003. The Nepticuloidea and Tischerioidea (Lepidoptera) - A Global Review, with Strategic Regional Revisions. Kaunas, Lithuania, Lutute?, 2003: 1-512.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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Coptotriche zelleriella
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