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21a0069 – 0174   Incurvaria vetulella (Zetterstedt, 1839)

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Distribution: Type locality: Lapland.
Similar Species:
  • Incurvaria circulella
  • Lampronia capitella
  • BIN group BOLD:ACI3470 with specimens from NB to YT, Canada, appears to represent a cryptic species based on DNA barcode.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Adela vetulella Zetterstedt, 1839
Incurvaria kivatshella Kutenkova, 1987
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACI3470 (possible cryptic sp.) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Junnilainen, J., P. Buchner, J.-P. Kaitila & M. Mutanen, 2019. Incurvaria pirinella sp. nov., a new species of the vetulella species-group (Lepidoptera, Incurvariidae) from Bulgaria, with release of DNA barcodes for European species of Incurvaria. Nota Lepidopterologica, 42(1): 81-100.
  • Zetterstedt, J.W., 1840 [1839]. Ordo VI. Lepidoptera. Insecta Lapponica, (4): 1007.
Incurvaria vetulella
[T] - Jonathan Gagnon

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