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59a1391 – 1089   Elachista adempta Braun, 1948
Distribution Data for Elachista adempta
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Distribution: Type locality: Spanish Bar, CO.
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Synonymy: Elachista adempta Braun, 1948
Laverna albella Chambers, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Elachista adempta Braun, 1948 is a replacement name for albella Chambers, 1875 (Laverna) (preoccupied by albella Chambers 1875 (Phigalia)). This species was duplicated under names Elachista adempta Braun, 1948 and Mompha albella (Chambers, 1875) in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
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  • Braun, A.F., 1948. Elachistidae of North America (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 13: 43; figs. 71, 71a, 120.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1875. Tineina of Colorado. Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science, 2(4): 295.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1880. Illustrations of the neuration of the wings of American Tineina. The Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History, 2(4): 196, 199; fig 40. (Neaera albella)
  • Dyar, H.G., 1902. A List of North American Lepidoptera and Key to the Literature of this Order of Insects. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 52: 541. (Mompha albella)
  • Kaila, L., 1997. A revision of the nearctic species of Elachista s.l. II. The argentella group (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae). Acta Zoologica Fennica, 206: 1-93.
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