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59a1291 – 2018.1   Scrobipalpula psilella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1853)
Distribution Data for Scrobipalpula psilella
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Synonymy: Gelechia psilella Herrich-Schäffer, 1853
Gelechia killiasii Frey, 1880
Gelechia nocturnella Staudinger, 1959
Lita pallidella Heinemann, 1870
Taxonomic Notes: Scrobipalpula psilella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1853) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 10.12f; p. 99. Book Review and ordering
Scrobipalpula psilella
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