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Gelechiidae
420798.001869.5Altenia perspersella (Wocke, 1862)
Distribution Data for Altenia perspersella
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Synonymy: Gelechia perspersella Wocke, 1862
Teleia empetrella Karvonen, 1932
Taxonomic Notes: Altenia perspersella (Wocke, 1862) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, Zootaxa, 3749(1): 39; Zootaxa, 2231: 39.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Landry, J.-F., V. Nazari, J.R. Dewaard, M. Mutanen, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, P. Huemer, P.D.N. Hebert, 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa, 3749(1): 1-93.
  • Lee, S., R.W. Hodges, & R.L. Brown, 2009. Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico. Zootaxa, 2231: 1-39.
Altenia perspersella
LG – J-F Landry (CNC)

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