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1 September 2017 Ornativalva erubescens (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) Introduced in North America
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Ornativalva (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is an Old World genus known to be associated with the plant genus Tamarix (Angiosperm: Tamaricaceae) which was introduced to North America and became widely distributed in the Southwestern United States. Ornativalva erubescens, introduced from the Old World, is reported from the Southwestern United States. Ornativalva erubescens is redescribed. Adults and male and female genitalia are illustrated.

Sangmi Lee, Ian Watkinson, and James Vargo "Ornativalva erubescens (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) Introduced in North America," The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 71(3), (1 September 2017). https://doi.org/10.18473/lepi.71i3.a3
Received: 16 March 2017; Accepted: 11 May 2017; Published: 1 September 2017
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