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Species Gelechia dromicella - Hodges#1940

Gelechia dromicella - Hodges #1940 - Gelechia dromicella
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Gelechia
Species dromicella (Gelechia dromicella - Hodges#1940)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gelechia dromicella Busck, 1910
Type Locality: Placer Co., CA.
There are 4 BINs at BOLD for G. dromicella and G. ribesella. All four might represent good species. On the other hand, three group closely together and may together represent G. ribesella with a 4th more distantly speparated by DNA barcode:
G. ribesella? (these are all close to eachother with BOLD:ADZ0979 providing the best match to the original description for G. ribesella)
G. ribesella?:
Contributed by Steve Nanz (10/7/2020)
Print References
Busck, A,, 1909. New Microlepidoptera from New Mexico and California and a synoptic table of the North American species of Heliodines Stainton. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 11(4): 177.