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47a0034 – 2642   Tebenna silphiella (Grote, 1881)
             Rosinweed Moth

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Distribution: MI, WI, IA, IL, MO (Heppner 2023); AR, KY (BugGuide).
Type locality: Pleasant Valley., Jo Daviess Co., IL.
Field Marks:
Sole member of the silphiella species-group. See Heppner (2023), Lepid. Novae, 15(3-4): 128; fig. 4, 16-17, 20-21, F2, M2.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Choreutes silphiella Grote, 1881
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2023. Nearctic Metalmark Moths, 7. Genus Tebenna and new genus Pseudotebenna (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae: Choreutinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 15(3-4): 121-172.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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