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59a0856 – 1938   Gelechia desiliens Meyrick, 1923

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality: Venice, CA.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia desiliens Meyrick, 1923
  • 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, 7: 111; pl. 55, 2(a-b). (♂ lectotype left wing & gen.)
  • Meyrick, E., 1923. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3(1): 23.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 8.21f; p. 91. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Gelechia desiliens
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Gelechia desiliens
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