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33a0218 – 0627   Povolnya quercinigrella (Ely, 1915)

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Synonymy: Gracilaria quercinigrella Ely, 1915
Taxonomic Notes: Povolnya quercinigrella: Formerly placed in the genus Caloptilia.
  • Ely, C.R., 1915. New species of the genus Gracilaria and note on two species already described (Lepidoptera, Gracilariidae). Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 3(5-7): 60.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
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