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Oecophoridae
420057.101061.1Borkhausenia fuscescens (Haworth, 1828) – The Faint-dotted Brown
Distribution Data for Borkhausenia fuscescens
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Distribution: Whatcom Co., WA, Petersen & Looney (2020)
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Recurvaria fuscescens Haworth, 1828
Taxonomic Notes: Borkhausenia fuscescens (Haworth, 1828) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico from Washington in Petersen & Looney (2020), Jour. Lepid. Soc., 74(1): 322-326.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Haworth, A.H., 1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 4: 555.
  • Petersen, W. & C. Looney, 2020. New Moth Records in Washington State (USA) Acquired from Exotic Pest Surveys. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 74(1): 322-326.
  • Species Page at British Lepidoptera by Chris Lewis
  • Species Page at Moth Dissection UK
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