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360004.00 – 2414   Swammerdamia pyrella (de Villers, 1789)
             Rufous-tipped Swammerdamia

© Kevin Hall [T]
Distribution: Canada: BC; USA: WA.
Type locality: France.
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Synonymy: Phalaena pyrella de Villers, 1789
Tinea cerasiella Hübner, 1813
Phalaena pelicaria pyrii Retzius, 1783
Argyresthia sapporella Matsumura, 1931
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Doganlar, M., 1979. A new species of Swammerdamia HBN. (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae) from British Columbia. The Canadian Entomologist, 111(8):
  • Duckworth, D., 1965. North American Moths of the Genus Swammerdamia (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 116: 551.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Swammerdamia pyrella
© Donald Hobern [T]
Swammerdamia pyrella
© Kevin Hall - [T]
Swammerdamia pyrella
© Canadian National Collection LG

Swammerdamia pyrella
© Canadian National Collection LG

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