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80a1520 – 5411   Pediasia truncatellus (Zetterstedt, 1839)

(cc) Alexandre Anctil
Distribution: Type locality (truncatellus): Lapponia meridionalis Suecica et Norvegica.
Type locality (abtrusellus): [Canada, Ontario], Martin's Falls, Albany River.
Type locality (lienigiellus): [Estonia and Latvia] Livonia, Kokenhusen and Morästen.
Type locality (rufinalis): [Canada, Ontario], Albany River, Martin's Falls.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Chilo truncatellus Zetterstedt, 1839
Crambus abtrusellus Walker, 1863
Crambus lienigiellus Zeller, 1843
Pediasia obtrusella Munroe, 1983
Hypena rufinalis Walker, [1866]
Taxonomic Notes: Pediasia truncatellus (Zetterstedt, 1839) in North America is well separated from the Eurasian population by DNA barcode suggesting specific or subspecific status.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAE7064 (North America)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACE3014 (Eurasia)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Zetterstedt, J.W., 1840 [1839]. Ordo VI. Lepidoptera. Insecta Lapponica, (4): 995.
Pediasia truncatellus
(cc) Alexandre Anctil
Pediasia truncatellus
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