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Species Filatima biminimaculella - Hodges#2136


The identity of Filatima ornatifimbriella (Clemens 1864) (Gelechioidea: Gelechiidae).
By Hodges, R.W., Adamski, D.
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 51: 32–46, 1997

Notes on, and new species of, American moths of the genus Filatima Busck (Gelechiidae: Lepidoptera).
By J.F. Gates Clarke
Journal of the Washington Academy Sciences 37(8): 263-275, 1947
Clarke, J.F. Gates 1947. Notes on, and new species of, American moths of the genus Filatima Busck (Gelechiidae: Lepidoptera). Journal of the Washington Academy Sciences 37(8): 263-275

Descriptions of two new Gelechidae from California
By August Busck
Entomological News Philadelphia 19: 316-317, 1908

Two species of apple-feeding Gelechiids new to science (Lepidoptera)
By Ronald W. Hodges
Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 71(2): 202-204, 1969

Ornativalva erubescens (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) Introduced in North America
By Sangmi Lee, Ian Watkinson and James Vargo
Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 71(3): 141–145, 2017
Online abstract and access here.

A molecular analysis of the Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera, Gelechioidea) with an interpretative grouping of its taxa
By Karsholt, O., M. Mutanen, S. Lee, & L. Kaila
Systematic Entomology. 38 (2):334–348, 2013
Abstract here

Conclusions from this paper:

"Based on our findings, and considering them against earlier classifications to make a minimum number of changes, we separate the family Gelechiidae into seven subfamilies (Physoptili- nae, Anacampsinae, Dichomeridinae, Apatetrinae, Thiotrichi- nae, Anomologinae, Gelechiinae) (Fig. 2). The Pexicopiinae is according to our data a subordinate clade (Pexicopiini) within the Apatetrinae.

For the clade consisting of Thiotricha and Macrenches we propose Thiotrichinae subfam.nov.

Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with descriptions of new genera
By August Busck
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 86(3064): 563-593, 1939

A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
By August Busck
Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938, 1903