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Gracillariidae
330162.000640Caloptilia strictella (Walker, 1864)
Distribution Data for Caloptilia strictella
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Distribution: Type Locality: "St. Martinís Falls, Albany River, Hudsonís Bay" [Martinís Falls, ON].
Similar Species:
  • Caloptilia populetorum
  • Caloptilia suberinella
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: ē Gelechia strictella Walker, 1864
ē Gelechia adaptella Walker, 1864
Taxonomic Notes: Caloptilia strictella (Walker, 1864) is a species whose true identity is questioned in Landry et al. (2013:18).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Landry, J.-F., V. Nazari, J.R. Dewaard, M. Mutanen, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, P. Huemer, P.D.N. Hebert, 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa, 3749(1): 1-93.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1864. Tineites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 29: 591.
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