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Gelechiidae
59a0473 – 2232   Anacampsis comparanda (Meyrick, 1929)
Distribution Data for Anacampsis comparanda
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Distribution: Type locality: Palmerlee, AZ; Alpine, TX.
Similar Species:
  • Compsolechia crescentifasciella (Chambers, 1874)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Compsolechia comparanda Meyrick, 1929
Taxonomic Notes: Anacampsis comparanda (Meyrick, 1929) is apparently indistinguishable from Compsolechia crescentifasciella (Chambers, 1874) by DNA, genitalia, and habitus based on what is currently known and likely refer to the same species. Records for comparanda are treated as referring to crescentifasciella, which has priority, pending further investigation.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clarke, J.F.G., 1969. Catalogue of the type specimens of microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick, 6: [480]; pl. 239, figs. 1a-b. (adult and male gen.)
  • Meyrick, E., 1929. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3(16): 506.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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