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Cosmopterigidae
420366.001485Cosmopterix quadrilineella – (Chambers, 1878)

© John Gorey
Distribution: AR, TX, AZ, CA
Type locality: TX
Description/
Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
Similar Species:
  • 1481 Cosmopterix callichalca
  • 1486 Cosmopterix minutella
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
References
  • 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. 32; pl. 2.41-42. 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, 84(10): 251-575.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cosmopterix quadrilineella
9mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum

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