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421006.002072Chionodes discoocellella (Chambers, 1872) – Eyeringed Chionodes

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: Kentucky.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia discoocellella Chambers, 1872
Gelechia discoocella Chambers, 1878
Gelechia violaceofusca Zeller, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 4: 194.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1999. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.6, p. 170; pl. 3.11-12. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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