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420355.001472Cosmopterix pulchrimella – Beautiful Cosmopterix Moth – (Chambers, 1875)

© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 25; pl. 2.22-23. order
  • Koster, J.C., 2010. The genera Cosmopterix Hübner and Pebobs Hodges in the New World with special attention to the Neotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae). Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden, 84(10): 251-575.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cosmopterix pulchrimella
© David Reed [T]
Cosmopterix pulchrimella
© David Reed [T]
Cosmopterix pulchrimella
© Mark Dreiling
Cosmopterix pulchrimella
8mm – © Jim Vargo

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