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Blastobasidae
421735.001182Asaphocrita estriatella (Dietz, 1910)
Distribution Data for Asaphocrita estriatella
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Distribution: Type locality (estriatella): Massachusetts.
Type locality (simuloides): Lake Kejimukujik, Queens Co., Nova Scotia.
Genitalia: See McDunnough (1961), Am. Mus. Novit. 2045: 16; figs. 8, 16.
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Synonymy: Holcocera estriatella Dietz, 1910
Holcocerina simuloides McDunnough, 1961
Taxonomic Notes: Asaphocrita estriatella (Dietz, 1910) includes as a synonym 1223 Holcocerina simuloides McDunnough, 1961 in Adamski & Hodges (1996).
References
  • 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): 710.
  • Dietz, W.G., 1910. Revision of the Blastobasidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 36: 28.
  • 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.
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