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Prodoxidae
210041.000198.7Tegeticula mexicana Bastida, 1962
Distribution Data for Tegeticula mexicana
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Synonymy: Tegeticula mexicana Bastida, 1962
Tegeticula treculeanella Pellmyr, 1999
Taxonomic Notes: Tegeticula mexicana Bastida, 1962, previously considered extralimital north of Mexico, includes as a synonym [0198.7] Tegeticula treculeanella Pellmyr, 1999 in Pellmyr et al. (2008), Zool J. Linnean Soc., 24(3): 309.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Pellmyr, O., 1999. A systematic revision of the yucca moths in the Tegeticula yuccasella complex north of Mexico. Systematic Entomology, 24(3): 243-271.
  • Pellmyr, O., M. Balcázar-Lara, K.A. Segraves, D.M. Althoff, R.J. Littlefield, 2008. Phylogeny of the pollinating yucca moths, with revision of Mexican species (Tegeticula and Parategeticula; Lepidoptera, Prodoxidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 152(2): 297-314.
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