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Scythrididae
421696.001667Arotrura oxyplecta (Meyrick, 1916)
Distribution Data for Arotrura oxyplecta
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Distribution: Florida and possibly Texas and westward, Mem. Ent. Soc. Canada, 160: 70
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Synonymy: Scythris oxyplecta Meyrick, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: Arotrura oxyplecta (Meyrick, 1916) was formerly in the genus Scythris, Mem. Ent. Soc. Canada, 160: 70.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Landry, J.-F., 1991. Systematics of Nearctic Scythrididae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea): phylogeny and classification of supraspecific taxa, with a review of described species. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 123(S160): 3-341.
Arotrura oxyplecta
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