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Gelechiidae
421338.002043Scrobipalpopsis arnicella (Clarke, 1942)
Distribution Data for Scrobipalpopsis arnicella
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Distribution: Type locality: Kamiak Butte, Whtman Co, WA
Genitalia: See Nazari & Landry (2012).
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Synonymy: Gnorimoschema arnicella Clarke, 1942
Taxonomic Notes: Scrobipalpopsis arnicella (Clarke, 1942) was transferred from the genus Scrobipalpopsis to Ptycerata, n. syn., in Hodges et al. (1983). Scrobipalpopsis was elevated back to full generic status in Powell & Povolný, 2001, Holarctic Lepidoptera, 8 (Suppl. 1): 22.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Clarke, J.F.G., 1942. Notes and new species of Microlepidoptera from Washington state. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 92(3139): 268.
  • Nazari, V. & J.-F. Landry, 2012. Gnorimoschemini fauna of Alberta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 1-117.
  • Powell, J.A. & D. Povolný, 2001. Gnorimoschemini moths of coastal dune and scrub habitats in California (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Holarctic Lepidoptera, 8 (Suppl. 1): 1-53.
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♀ (genitalia)
Scrobipalpopsis arnicella
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