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Blastobasidae
421733.001171Asaphocrita aphidiella (Walsingham, 1907)

Dick Wilson - DNA
Genitalia: See McDunnough (1961), Am. Mus. Novit. 2045: 17-18; figs. 9, 17.
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Synonymy: Holcocera aphidiella Walsingham, 1907
Holocera basipallidella Dietz, 1910
Holcocera confluentella Dietz, 1910
Holcocera dives Dietz, 1910
Holcocerina simplicis McDunnough, 1961
Taxonomic Notes: Asaphocrita aphidiella (Walsingham, 1907), n. comb., includes as synonyms 1180 dives (Dietz, 1910), basipallidella (Dietz, 1910), 1220 confluentella (Dietz, 1910) and 1222 simplicis (McDunnough, 1961) in Adamski & Hodges (1996).
References
  • Adamski, D. & R. W. Hodges, 1996. An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98(4): 709.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1961. A study of the Blastobasinae of Nova Scotia, with particular reference to genitalic characters (Microlepidoptera, Blastobasidae). American Museum Novitates, 2045: 1-20.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂
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