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Batrachedridae
421687.101422.1Homaledra knudsoni Hayden, 2021

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Distribution: Central FL north to Gainesville and southern Texas
Description/
Field Marks:
"Homaledra sp. 2 has white forewing veins, especially the radials. It doesn’t have scattered black scales, but the terminal spots are a bit more pronounced on average [than Homaledra sabalella]. The wings are narrower, and the antennae are longer than the wings." - James Hayden (pers. comm., 2/4/2018)
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Synonymy: Homaledra knudsoni Hayden, 2021
Taxonomic Notes: Homaledra knudsoni Hayden, 2021, n. sp., is described from Florida, Insecta Mundi, 0859: 15.
References
  • Hayden, J.E., 2021. Two new species of palm-leaf skeletonizers (Lepidoptera: Pterolonchidae: Homaledra Busck). Insecta Mundi, 0859: 1-24.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Homaledra knudsoni
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Homaledra knudsoni
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