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420237.001024Antaeotricha albulella (Walker, 1864)

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Synonymy: Cryptolechia albulella Walker, 1864
Cryptolechia vestalis Zeller, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Antaeotricha albulella (Walker, 1864) includes as a synonym [1024] Antaeotricha vestalis (Zeller, 1873), Becker (1981), Systematic Entomology 6: 137-141. This name and synonymy were overlooked in 1983 Hodges Checklist but later noted in Hayden & Dickel (2015).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Becker, V.O., 1981. Identities and provenance of the gelechioid moths originally described by Francis Walker from ‘unknown countries’. Systematic Entomology, 6: 137-141.
  • Duckworth, W.D., 1964. North American Stenomidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 116(3495): 42 (vestalis Zeller, 1873, syn.)
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Antaeotricha albulella
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Antaeotricha albulella
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