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33a0123 – 0665.1   Parornix anglicella (Stainton, 1850)
Distribution Data for Parornix anglicella
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Host Plants:
Crataegus tomentosa (Black Thorn)
Genitalia: See Global Taxonomic Database of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera)
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Parornix anglicella (Stainton, 1850) is reported from New England in Dietz (1907) citing Walsingham (1883) but the specimens are unverified. BOLD BIN ADF5045 with specimens from Prince Edward Island and Manitoba, may be part of a species complex which includes anglicella based on DNA barcode.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dietze, W.G., 1907. The North American Species of the Genus Ornix Tr. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 33: 294.
  • Species Page at Global Taxonomic Database of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera)
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1882-1883. Notes on Tineidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 10: 193.
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