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21a0083 – 0240   Aspilanta ampelopsifoliella (Chambers, 1874)

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Genitalia: See Nieukerken & Eiseman, (2020
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Synonymy: Antispila ampelopsifoliella Chambers, 1874
Antispila ampelopsiella Chambers, 1874
Antispila ampelopsisella Chambers, 1874
Taxonomic Notes: Aspilanta ampelopsifoliella (Chambers, 1874), n. comb., was previously in the genus Antispila (Van Nieukerken & Eiseman 2020).
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  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
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  • Van Nieukerken, E.J. & C.S. Eiseman, 2020. Splitting the leafmining shield-bearer moth genus Antispila Hübner (Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae): North American species with reduced venation placed in Aspilanta new genus, with a review of heliozelid morphology. ZooKeys, 957: 105-161.
Aspilanta ampelopsifoliella
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Aspilanta ampelopsifoliella
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