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420788.001875Xenolechia aethiops (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)

- gen. - James Steffen
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Synonymy: Gelechia aethiops Humphreys & Westwood, 1845
Gelechia aethiopella Doubleday, 1859
Anacampsis aterrima Edleston, 1844
Gelechia squamulella Peyerimhoff, 1871
Gelechia tristis Staudinger, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Xenolechia aethiops (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845) includes as a synonym 1876 Xenolechia quinquecristatella (Chambers, 1878), Zootaxa, 2231: 10.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lee, S., R.W. Hodges, & R.L. Brown, 2009. Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico. Zootaxa, 2231: 1-39.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Xenolechia aethiops
- gen. - LG – James Steffen
Xenolechia aethiops
17mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Xenolechia aethiops
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