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Pterophoridae
460159.006158.1Adaina primulacea Meyrick, 1929 – Siam Weed Stem-galler
Distribution Data for Adaina primulacea
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Distribution: Broward County, FL, Trop. Lepid. Res., 19(2): 64-70.
Type locality: Toboga Island, Panama.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Trop. Lepid. Res., 19(2): 64-70.
Genitalia: See Trop. Lepid. Res., 19(2): 64-70.
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Synonymy: Adaina primulacea Meyrick, 1929
Taxonomic Notes: Adaina primulacea Meyrick, 1929 is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico from Florida, Trop. Lepid. Res., 19(2): 64-70.
References
  • Matthews, D.L., & B.V. Maharajh, 2009. Adaina primulacea Meyrick, 1929: a gall-inducing plume moth of Siam Weed from South Florida and the neotropics (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 19(2): 64-70.
  • Meyrick, E., 1929. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 76: 507.
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