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360086.00 – 2362.1   Plutella polaris Zeller, 1880
Distribution Data for Plutella polaris
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Synonymy: Plutella polaris Zeller, 1880
Taxonomic Notes: Plutella polaris Zeller, 1880 is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. Baraniak (2007) places this species in the genus Plutelloptera, n. gen., a treatment apparently not widely accepted and ignored by subsequent authors.
  • Baraniak, E., 2007. Taxonomic revision of the genus Plutella Schrank, 1802 (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) from the Palaearctic region with notes on its phylogeny. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne, 76 Supplement:1-122
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  • Søli, G., L. Aarvik, T. Magnussen , 2018. Plutella polaris Zeller, 1880 (Lepidoptera, Plutellidae) rediscovered at Svalbard, Norway, with comments on its taxonomic position. Nota Lepidopterologica, 41(1): 119-127.
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