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[Gelechioidea - unplaced]
421499.100108[Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella (Chambers, 1875)
Distribution Data for [Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella
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Distribution: Type Locality: Bosque Co., TX.
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Synonymy: Nepticula belfragrella Chambers, 1875
Nepticula belfrageella Braun, 1917
Taxonomic Notes: [Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella (Chambers, 1875), incorrectly spelled as belfrageella in Chambers (1878) (unjustified emendation), was formerly placed in Nepticulidae and is now regarded as belonging in Gelechiidae, Van Nieukerken et al., ZooKeys. 628: 201.
References
  • Chambers, V.T., 1875. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist, 7: 75.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1878. Descriptions of new Tineina from Texas, and others from more northern localities. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 4(3): 157.
  • Van Nieukerken, E.J., C. Doorenweerd, R.J.B. Hoare, D.R. Davis, 2016. Revised classification and catalogue of global Nepticulidae and Opostegidae (Lepidoptera, Nepticuloidea). ZooKeys, 628: 65-246.
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