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80a0639 – 5594.2   Phidotricha insularella (Ragonot, [1889])
Distribution Data for Phidotricha insularella
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Distribution: USA: Dry Tortugas, FL.
Type locality (insularella): Puerto Rico.
Type locality (paurolepidalis): Bahamas, Abaco.
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Synonymy: Tetralopha insularella Ragonot, [1889]• Eutrichocera paurolepidalis Hampson, 1904
Taxonomic Notes: Phidotricha insularella Ragonot, [1888] is recognized within the North American fauna by Scholtens & Hayden (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).; FSCA specimens from Dry Tortugas, FL compared to USNM material by James Hayden.
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1885-1888. Diagnoses de cinq espèces nouvelles de Microlépidoptères de Porto-Rico. Bulletin des séances de la Société entomologique de France, 1888: cxxxviii–cx.
Phidotricha insularella
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