WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

59a1269.5 – 1981   "Gnorimoschema" emancipata (Meyrick, 1925)
Distribution Data for
Large Map & Chart Report Errors About Maps
Distribution: Type locality: Kentucky.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phthorimaea emancipata Meyrick, 1925
Gelechia marmorella Chambers, 1875 (preocc.)
Taxonomic Notes: Gnorimoschema emancipata (Meyrick, 1925), provisional placement by Lee & Landry (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023), is a replacement name for Gelechia marmorella Chambers, 1875, a junior primary homonym of Gelechia marmorella Doubleday, 1859. This replacement was missed in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist) (Klaus Sattler, pers. comm.; 2018).
  • 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., 1875. Tineina of Colorado. Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science, 2(4): 239.
  • Meyrick, E., 1925. Lepidoptera Heterocera - Fam. Gelechiadae. Genera Insectorum, 184: 94.

- holotype - LG – J-F Landry (MCZ)

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone