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A Synopsis of Nearctic Adelid Moths, with Descriptions of New Species (Incurvariidae)
By Jerry A. Powell
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 23(4): 211-240, 1969
Cite: 772678
Contains a brief introduction to taxonomy and biology of Adelidae, followed by a key and taxonomic discussions for all nearctic taxa (excluding members of the genus Caucha). Detailed descriptions are given for Adela eldorada, A. thorpella, and A. oplerella...which were newly described in the synopsis. An excellent reference for nearctic members of this group.

Available for free download via this link to the PDF from the Peabody Museum at Yale University. (Thanks to Maury H. for finding the link.)

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