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59a1794 – 1151.1   Hypatopa simplicella (Dietz, 1910)

- gen. - Tom Murray
Distribution: Type locality (simplicella): Iowa City.
Type locality (differtella): White Point Beach, Queens Co., Nova Scotia.
Type locality (distinctella): no location specified.
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Synonymy: Blastobasis simplicella Dietz, 1910
Blastobasis coenomorpha Meyrick, 1931
Blastobasoides differtella McDunnough, 1961
Blastobasis distinctella Dietz, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: Hypatopa simplicella (Dietz, 1910), n. comb., n. status, originally described as a variety of 1151 H. plummerella, is elevated to full species with 1145 H. coenomorpha (Meyrick, 1931), 1155 H. differtella (McDunnough, 1961) and 1146 H. distinctella (Dietz, 1910) as synonyms in Adamski & Hodges (1996).
  • 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): 726.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dietz, W.G., 1910. Revision of the Blastobasidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 36: 9, 10.
  • 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
Hypatopa simplicella
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Hypatopa simplicella
DNA - LG(cc) J-F Landry (CNC)

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