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Species Asaphocrita busckiella-complex - Hodges#1174

Brown banded micromoth - Asaphocrita busckiella-complex Acorn Moth - Asaphocrita busckiella-complex Pigritia ? - Asaphocrita busckiella-complex Blastobasis - Asaphocrita busckiella-complex - male Acorn Moth? - Asaphocrita busckiella-complex Moth M - Asaphocrita busckiella-complex Asaphocrita sp.? - Asaphocrita busckiella-complex Asaphocrita busckiella - Asaphocrita busckiella-complex
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Blastobasidae (Scavenger Moths)
Subfamily Blastobasinae (Scavenger Moths)
Tribe Holcocerini
Genus Asaphocrita
Species busckiella-complex (Asaphocrita busckiella-complex - Hodges#1174)
Hodges Number
Specimens identified as A. busckiella are placed by BOLD in a single BIN (BOLD:AAA8938), but the very large divergence in sequences suggests this is a complex of at least a few species. This is not a described species complex and should be considered an informal designation.