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Blastobasidae
421755.001206.1Holcocera villella (Busck, [1901] 1900)
Distribution Data for Holcocera villella
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Distribution: Type locality: Maryland.
Similar Species:
  • Holcocera immaculella McDunnough, 1930
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Triclonella villella Busck, [1901] 1900
Holcocera augusti Heinrich, 1920
Holcocera vilella Dietz, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: Holcocera villella (Busck, [1901] 1900), n. comb., a species overlooked in the Hodges 1983 Checklist, includes as synonyms augusti (Heinrich, 1920) and vilella (Dietz, 1910) (missp.) - Adamski & Hodges (1996).
References
  • Adamski, D. & R. W. Hodges, 1996. An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98(4): 716.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Busck, A., 1900. New American Tineina. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(4): 238.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂
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