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Pyralidae
800009.005630Aphomia terrenella Zeller, 1848 – Terrenella Bee Moth

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Synonymy: Aphomia terrenella Zeller, 1848
Paralipsa decorella Hulst, 1892
Melissoblaptes furellus Zeller, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Aphomia terrenella: Includes as a synonym 5633 - Paralipsa decorella (Hulst 1892). M. A. Solis and M. A. Metz, 2008. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 110(3): 592-601.
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.
  • Solis, M.A., & M.A. Metz, 2008. Aphomia Hübner and Paralipsa Butler Species (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Galleriinae) Known to Occur in the United States and Canada. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 110(3): 592-601.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Aphomia terrenella
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