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Cosmopterigidae
420399.101513.1Anatrachyntis simplex (Walsingham, 1891) – False Pink Bollworm
Distribution Data for Anatrachyntis simplex
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Distribution: USA: FL.
Type Locality: "Bathurst (Gambia) ".
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Synonymy: Pyroderces simplex Walsingham, 1891
Amneris flexiloquella Riedl, 1993
Stagmatophora gossypiella Walsingham, 1906
Anatrachyntis hemizopha Meyrick, 1916
Pyroderces repandatella Legrand, 1966
Taxonomic Notes: Anatrachyntis simplex (Walsingham, 1891), a widespread in the Old World species, is now recognized within the North American fauna from Florida, Hayden in Dixon & Anderson (2015), Tri-ology, 54(5): 6.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Dixon, W.N. & P.J. Anderson (Editors), 2015. Tri-ology, 54(5): 1-14.
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1891. African Micro-Lepidoptera. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1891: 119.
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