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Tineidae
300164.000411Niditinea fuscella (Linnaeus, 1758) – European House Moth

© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Genitalia: See Metz et al. (2018).
Similar Species:
  • N. fuscella, orleansella and sabroskyi are best separated by dissection.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Niditinea fuscella (Linnaeus, 1758) is a replacement name for Niditinea spretella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775).
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.
  • Metz, M.A., D.R. Davis & M.M. Davis, 2018. A New Species of Niditinea (Tineidae: Tineinae) with a Preference for Bird Nests, and the Known Larval Habitats of the Species in the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 120(1): 153-166.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Niditinea fuscella
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Niditinea fuscella
© Greg Raterman
Niditinea fuscella
LG - – Mark Metz
Niditinea fuscella
LG - – Mark Metz
Niditinea fuscella
10mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum
Niditinea fuscella
11mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum

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