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59a1141 – 2197   Aroga elaboratella (Braun, 1923)
Distribution Data for Aroga elaboratella
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Distribution: Type locality elaboratella: "Angeles Bay, Lower California".
Type locality (trachycosma): Venice, CA.
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Synonymy: Gelechia elaboratella Braun, 1923
Gelechia trachycosma Meyrick, 1923
Taxonomic Notes: Aroga elaboratella (Braun, 1923) includes as a synonym [2197] Aroga trachycosma (Meyrick, 1923), Zootaxa. 2231: 21.
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  • Braun, A.F., 1923. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The tineid moths. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4: vol. 12(10): 119.
  • Clarke, J.F.G., 1969. Catalogue of the type specimens of microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick, 6: 313; pl. 155, figs. 2-2b. (trachycosma)
  • Lee, S., R.W. Hodges, & R.L. Brown, 2009. Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico. Zootaxa, 2231: 1-39.
  • Meyrick, E., 1923. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3: 21.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 9.38f, 9.39f; p. 97. Book Review and ordering
Aroga elaboratella
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Aroga elaboratella
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