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Tineidae
300157.000405Tinea pellionella (Linnaeus, 1758) – Casemaking Clothes Moth

John Davis
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Tinea pellionella: Introduced from Europe, Zootaxa, 3749(1): 17.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 2.23f; p. 48. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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