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59a0498 – 2252   Compsolechia crescentifasciella (Chambers, 1874)

[T] - Victor Engel
Distribution: Type locality: Texas.
Similar Species:
  • Compsolechia 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.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia crescentifasciella Chambers, 1874
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1874. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist, 6(12): 237.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection, holotype
Compsolechia crescentifasciella
[T] - Missy McAllister-Kerr
Compsolechia crescentifasciella
- LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Compsolechia crescentifasciella
LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Compsolechia crescentifasciella
12mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Compsolechia crescentifasciella
- holotype - LG(cc) U. S. National Museum

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