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59a1354 – 1077.1   Perittia herrichiella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

© John Lee
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Synonymy: Tinagma herrichiella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
Taxonomic Notes: Perittia herrichiella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Kaila, L., 1995. A revision of the North American Perittia (=Onceroptila), with first nearctic records of the genus Mendesia (Elachistidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 49(3): 208-222.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Perittia herrichiella
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Perittia herrichiella
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Perittia herrichiella
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