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Gelechiidae
421341.002045Scrobipalpopsis petrella (Busck, 1915)

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Distribution: Type locality: Hampton, NH.
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Synonymy: Gnorimoschema petrella Busck, 1915
Taxonomic Notes: Scrobipalpopsis petrella (Busck, 1915) 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.
  • Busck, A., 1915. Descriptions of new North American microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 17(2): 83.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂ (genitalia)
Scrobipalpopsis petrella
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Scrobipalpopsis petrella
© Michael W. Palmer
Scrobipalpopsis petrella
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