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33a0311 – 0748   Phyllonorycter deceptusella (Chambers, 1879)
Distribution Data for Phyllonorycter deceptusella
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Synonymy: Lithocolletis deceptusella Chambers, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Phyllonorycter deceptusella (Chambers, 1879), a name regarded as a nomen dubium in Landry & Wagner (1995), is retained as a valid name by Eiseman & Davis (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023) pending further study.
  • Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 34: 298; pl. 23, fig. 14.
  • Landry, J.-F. & D.L. Wagner, 1995. Taxonomic review of apple-feeding species of Phyllonorycter Hübner (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) in North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 97(3): 621.
  • 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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