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59a0402 – 1516   Teladoma helianthi Busck, 1932

- Gen. - James Steffen
Distribution: Type locality: East St. Louis, Illinois.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Teladoma helianthi Busck, 1932
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1932. Description of a new Cosmopterygid leaf miner (Lepidoptera) on Helianthus. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 34: 17-20.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 50; pl. 3.35-36. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 7.8f; p. 82. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Lectotype ♂
Teladoma helianthi
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Teladoma helianthi
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Teladoma helianthi
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