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[Gelechioidea - unplaced]
421499.100108[Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella (Chambers, 1875)
Distribution Data for [Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella
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Distribution: Type Locality: Bosque Co., TX.
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Synonymy: Nepticula belfragrella Chambers, 1875
Nepticula belfrageella Braun, 1917
Taxonomic Notes: [Gelechioidea - no genus] belfragrella (Chambers, 1875), incorrectly spelled as belfrageella in Braun (1917) following Dyar (1902), was formerly placed in Nepticulidae and is now regarded as belonging in Gelechiidae, Van Nieukerken et al., ZooKeys. 628: 201.
References
  • Braun, A.F., 1917. Nepticulidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 43: 193.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1874. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist, 7: 75.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1902. A List of North American Lepidoptera and Key to the Literature of this Order of Insects. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 52 545.
  • Van Nieukerken, E.J., C. Doorenweerd, R.J.B. Hoare, D.R. Davis, 2016. Revised classification and catalogue of global Nepticulidae and Opostegidae (Lepidoptera, Nepticuloidea). ZooKeys, 628: 65-246.
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