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59a1156 – 2203   Fascista bimaculella (Chambers, 1872)

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Distribution: Type locality (bimaculella): Kentucky.
Type locality (sylvaecolella): Kentucky.
Type locality (ternariella): Texas.
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Synonymy: Depressaria bimaculella Chambers, 1872
Gelechia sylvaecolella Chambers, 1878
Gelechia ternariella Zeller, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 4: 108.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1878. Descriptions of new Tineina from Texas, and others from more northern localities. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 4(3): 86.
  • Clarke, J.F., 1947. Notes on, and new species of, American moths of the genus Filatima Busck (Gelechiidae: Lepidoptera). Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 37: 275. (transferred from Filatima to Fascista)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Zeller. P.C., 1873. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 23: 264.
Fascista bimaculella
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Fascista bimaculella
© Bob Patterson
Fascista bimaculella
14mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Fascista bimaculella
LG – © Miss. Ent. Mus.

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