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fidella complex

Genus Blastobasis or Pigritia? - Pigritia nr-fidella moth - Pigritia Pigritia sp. - Pigritia Pigritia fidella 1227 - Pigritia nr-fidella genitalia - Pigritia - male Unidentified Pigritia - Pigritia Moth - Pigritia Pigritia - male
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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 Blastobasini
Genus Pigritia
No Taxon fidella complex
I (ASH) created this species complex page based on DNA barcode data as part of my effort to sort through images of Blastobasidae on BugGuide. This is not a described species complex and should be considered an informal designation.

Represented on BOLD by the following BINs:

BOLD:AAD3758 (PNW — n. CA-WA-SK)
BOLD:AAG8600 (e. CAN — MB, ON, QC, NS)
BOLD:AAD5152 (e. US and CAN — OK-WI-NS-n. FL)
Print References
Adamski, D. & R.W. Hodges, 1996. An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 98: 708-740. (1)
Dietz, W.G., 1900. On PIGRITIA Clem. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 27: 103, pl. 6, f. 2
Forbes, W.T.M., 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Memoir 68. (2)
Works Cited
1.An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae)
D. Adamski, R. W. Hodges. 1996. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98: 708-740.
2.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.