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80a0579 – 6043   Peoria bipartitella Ragonot, 1887

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality (bipartitella): North Carolina.
Type locality (roseopennella): Volusia Co., FL.
Genitalia: See Shaffer (1968)
Similar Species:
  • Peoria opacella (Hulst, 1887) together with bipartitella may represent a complex with intermediate examples based on DNA barcode.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Peoria bipartitella Ragonot, 1887
Volusia roseopennella Hulst, 1890
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1890. The Phyctidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 17: 206.
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, p. 19. (PDF)
  • Shaffer, J.C., 1968. A revision of the Peoriinae and Anerastiinae (auctorum) of America North of Mexico (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 280: 14; figs. 13, 71, 106, 145.
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