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Cephitinea colonella (Erschoff, 1876)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Tineoidea family Tineidae subfamily Myrmecozelinae genus Cephitinea → species Cephitinea colonella

Species name(s)

Cephitinea colonella (Erschoff, 1876) = Tinea colonella Erschoff, 1874 = Homalopsycha agglutinata Meyrick, 1932 = Safra lignea Butler, 1879.


Russia regions

#11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

Detailed information with references


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Western Caucasus, the Lower Amur, Lower Volga, Seaside, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.


Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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23.04.2015 11:15, Alexandr Zhakov

This name is not valid in general, generic combination is now Cephimallota colonella (Erschoff, 1874) Online (a synonym, and a typo, in the "Catalogue" Sineva)

23.04.2015 4:23, Yuri Semejkin

This link year 1874 description

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