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421381.00 – 1091   Elachista acenteta Braun, 1948

John Lee
Distribution: Type locality: Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.
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Synonymy: Elachista acenteta Braun, 1948
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Braun, A.F., 1948. Elachistidae of North America (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 13: 46; figs. 67, 67a, 114.
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Elachista acenteta
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Elachista acenteta
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