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59a0359 – 1476   Cosmopterix montisella (Chambers, 1875)

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Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cosmopteryx montisella Chambers, 1875
Cosmopteryx unicolorella Walsingham, 1889
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 27; pl. 2.28-30. order or free PDF
  • 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, 84(10): 251-575.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 7.3m, 7.4f; p. 81. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Cosmopterix montisella
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Cosmopterix montisella
© Nolie Schneider
Cosmopterix montisella
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Cosmopterix montisella
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Cosmopterix montisella
11mm – © Jim Vargo
Cosmopterix montisella
11mm – © Jim Vargo

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