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59a0473 – 2232   Anacampsis comparanda (Meyrick, 1929)

cf. comparanda - Victor Engel
Distribution: Lectotype: Palmerlee, AZ; Alpine, TX.
Genitalia: See Clarke (1969).
Similar Species:
  • Compsolechia crescentifasciella (Chambers, 1874) and comparanda have been confused in collections. The true identity of crescentifasciella is currently unknown, and the relationship between these two species remains unclear.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Compsolechia comparanda Meyrick, 1929
Taxonomic Notes: Anacampsis comparanda (Meyrick, 1929): Clarke (1969) designated a lectotytpe and illustrated both habitus and genitalia, see references.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clarke, J.F.G., 1969. Catalogue of the type specimens of microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick, 6: 481; pl. 239, figs. 1a-b (lectotype: habitus and genitalia).
  • Meyrick, E., 1929. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3(16): 506.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Anacampsis comparanda
cf. comparanda - M. McAllister-Kerr
Anacampsis comparanda
12mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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