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21a0028 – 0210   Prodoxus barberella Busck, 1915

© Charles Melton
Distribution: Type locality: Ray, AZ.
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Synonymy: Prodoxus barberella Busck, 1915
Taxonomic Notes: Prodoxus barberella Busck, 1915 was formerly placed in the genus Agavenema (Pellmyr, et al. 2005).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1915. Descriptions of new North American microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 17(2): 93.
  • Pellmyr, O., M. Balcázar-Lara, D.M. Althoff, K.A. Segraves, & J. Leebens-Mack, 2005. Phylogeny and life history evolution of Prodoxus yucca moths (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae). Systematic Entomology, 31(1): 1-20.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 1.41f; p. 43. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Prodoxus barberella
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Prodoxus barberella
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Prodoxus barberella
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