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80a0237 – 5775   Salebriaria tenebrosella (Hulst, 1887)
Distribution Data for Salebriaria tenebrosella
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Distribution: "Ontario west to North Dakota, and in the South from central Florida to central Texas" - Neunzig (2003)
Type locality (tenebrosella): Texas.
Type locality (heinrichalis): Falls Church, Fairfax Co., VA.
Type locality (quercicolella): North America.
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Synonymy: Nephopteryx tenebrosella Hulst, 1887
Salebria heinrichalis Dyar, 1917
Nephopteryx quercicolella Ragonot, 1887
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1988. A taxonomic study of the genus Salebriaria (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) in America north of Mexico. Technical Bulletin, North Carolina Agricultural Research Service, 287: 51.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 62; pl. 2.16-17. order or free PDF
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, 1-20 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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