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Pyralidae
800665.006048Peoria gematella (Hulst, 1887)

Stuart I. Tingley
Distribution: Type Locality: Illinois.
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Synonymy: Spermatophthora gemmatella Hulst, 1887
Cayuga bistriatella Hulst, 1890
Spermatophthora gemmatilla Hulst, 1887
Pectinigera [sic] pamponerella Dyar, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Peoria gematella (Hulst, 1887) is restored as the valid name. Originally described as "gemmatilla", the spelling was changed to "gematella" on the corrections page of same work. This species was misspelled as "gemmatella" in the Hodges 1983 Checklist and McDunnough (1939).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1887. New species of Pyralidae. Entomologica Americana, 3: 134, [244] (Errors and Corrections).
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1939. Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Canada and the United States of America, part 2, Microlepidoptera. Memoirs of the Southern California Academy of Science, 2(1): 35.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Peoria gematella
Aaron Hunt
Peoria gematella
Aaron Hunt
Peoria gematella
Stuart I. Tingley
Peoria gematella
Stuart I. Tingley
Peoria gematella
Stuart I. Tingley
Peoria gematella
Jim Vargo

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