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Species Gelechia ribesella - Hodges#1960

Twirler Moth - Gelechia ribesella Gelechiidae: Gelechia ribesella - Gelechia ribesella Gelechiidae: Gelechia ribesella - Gelechia ribesella Gelechiidae: Gelechia ribesella - Gelechia ribesella Gelechiidae: Gelechia ribesella - Gelechia ribesella Gelechiidae: Gelechia ribesella - Gelechia ribesella Gelechia ribesella Gelechia ribesella
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Classification
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 ribesella (Gelechia ribesella - Hodges#1960)
Hodges Number
1960
Explanation of Names
Author: Chambers, 1875
Remarks
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)
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