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Opostegidae
160101.000119.3Pseudopostega acidata (Meyrick, 1915)
Distribution Data for Pseudopostega acidata
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Distribution: Southern Texas.
Lectotype: Ecuador: Chimborazo: Huigra.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Davis & Stonis (2007), Smithson. Contr. Zool., 625: 110; figs. 203, 204, 358, 359.
Genitalia: See Davis & Stonis (2007), Smithson. Contr. Zool., 625: 110; figs. 203, 204, 358, 359.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Pseudopostega acidata (Meyrick, 1915) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, southern TX.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Davis, D.R. & J.R. Stonis, 2007. A revision of the New World plant-mining moths of the family Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea) Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 625: 1-212.
Pseudopostega acidata
Davis & Stoner
Pseudopostega acidata
Davis & Stoner

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