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Gracillariidae
33a0142 – 0681.1   Parornix solitariella (Dietz, 1907)
Distribution Data for Parornix solitariella
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Distribution: Type locality: Washington state, not Washington, D.C. as stated by Dietz.
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Synonymy: Ornix guttea var. solitariella Dietz, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Parornix solitariella (Dietz, 1907), rev. stat. (Eiseman & Davis in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023), was formerly treated as a synonym of Callisto denticulella (Thunberg, 1794) in De Prins & De Prins (2005).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • De Prins, W. &J. De Prins, 2005. Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 6: 1-502.
  • Dietze, W.G., 1907. The North American Species of the Genus Ornix Tr. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 33: 290.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
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