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59a1743 – 1175   Holcocera chalcofrontella Clemens, 1863

Dick Wilson - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: probably Easton, PA - Adamski & Hodges (1996).
Genitalia: See McDunnough (1961), Am. Mus. Novit. 2045: 13; figs. 7, 15.
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Synonymy: Holcocera chalcofrontella Clemens, 1863
Holcocera fumerella Dietz, 1910
Holcocera gibbociliella Forbes, 1923
Holcocera gilbociliella Clemens, 1863
Blastobasis livorella Zeller, 1873
Nothris? maligemmella Murtfeldt, 1898
Holcocera minorella Dietz, 1910
Holcocera ochrocephala Dietz, 1910
Holcocera purpurocomella Clemens, 1863
Blastobasis quisquiliella Zeller, 1873
Holcocera reductella Dietz, 1910
  • Adamski, D. & R. W. Hodges, 1996. An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98(4): 708-740.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clemens, B., 1863. American Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 2: 122.
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1961. A study of the Blastobasinae of Nova Scotia, with particular reference to genitalic characters (Microlepidoptera, Blastobasidae). American Museum Novitates, 2045: 1-20.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Holcocera chalcofrontella
Dick Wilson - DNA
Holcocera chalcofrontella
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Holcocera chalcofrontella
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Holcocera chalcofrontella
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