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47a0017 – 2636   Caloreas coloradella (Dyar, 1900)
Distribution Data for Caloreas coloradella
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Distribution: Centarl Rockies: WY, CO, UT, AZ, NM.
Lectotype: Durango, La Plata Co., CO.
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Synonymy: Choreutis coloradella Dyar, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Caloreas coloradella (Dyar, 1900) was unintentionally described is a key using the manuscript name by Kearfott.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1900. Notes on some North American Yponomeutidae. The Canadian Entomologist, 32: 85.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2022. Nearctic Metalmark Moths, 6. Genus Caloreas and new genus Neocaloreas (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae: Choreutinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 15(1-2): 47; Fig. 17, 20, 31-32, F5. M5.
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1902. A revision of the North American species of the genus Choreutis. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 10: 123.
Caloreas coloradella
- Paratype - LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Caloreas coloradella
- LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Caloreas coloradella
- Lectotype - LG – Jadranka Rota

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