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23a0016 – 0163.1   Astrotischeria melantheranella (Heppner, 2010)
Distribution Data for Astrotischeria melantheranella
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Synonymy: Tischeria melantheranella Heppner, 2010
Taxonomic Notes: Astrotischeria melantheranella (Heppner, 2010), n. comb., was formerly in the genus Tischeria (van Nieukerken & Eiseman in Pohl & Nanz (eds.), 2023).
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  • Heppner, J.B., 2010. Florida Lepidoptera notes, 10. A new Tischeria from Florida (Lepidoptera: Tischeriidae). Lepidoptera Novae, 3(4): 242-244.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
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