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0751002401Atteva aurea – Ailanthus Webworm Moth – (Fitch, 1856)

Ken Childs
Taxonomic Notes: Previously knowm as A. punctella and A. pustulella, recent research has shown that for the species found in North America the valid name is A. aurea.

J.J. Wilson et al., 2010. ZooKeys 46: 4160. Identity of the Ailanthus Webworm moth, a complex of two species: evidence from DNA barcoding, morphology and ecology.
References
Atteva aurea
Charles S. Lewallen
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Mark Dreiling
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Lynette Schimming
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Richard Leung
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Carol Wolf
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CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
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24mm - LG – Jim Vargo
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25mm – Jim Vargo
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Stephen Schueman

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Erik Blosser

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Tom Murray

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Eric Gofreed

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Tom Bentley

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Eric Gofreed

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Yurika Alexander LG


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