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59a0616 – 1702   Isophrictis similiella (Chambers, 1872)

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Type locality (rudbeckiella): Kentucky.
Type locality (denotata): Liberty, TX.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Genitalia: See Bottimer (1926), fig. 2E (♂).
Similar Species:
  • Isophrictis rudbeckiella is separated by male gen., DNA barcode, larval and pupal characters, and host plants.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia similiella Chambers, 1872
Gelechia piscipalis Chambers, 1878
Gelechia piscipellis Zeller, 1873
Gelechia similella Meyrick, 1926
Gelechia solaniella Chambers, 1875
Gelechia solaniiella Chambers, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Bottimer, L.J., 1926. Notes on some Lepidoptera from eastern Texas. Journal of Agricultural Research, 33(9): 808; fig. 2E (gen. - ) - archived.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 4: 193.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Isophrictis similiella
11mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Isophrictis similiella
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