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47a0042 – 2645.1   Tebenna xeronastes Heppner, 2023
Distribution Data for Tebenna xeronastes
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Distribution: USA: southern CA and NV; Mexico: Baja California (Heppner 2023).
Holotype: "Sentenac Cyn. [710m], [Borrego Desert]", CA.
Field Marks:
A member of the gemmalis species-group. See Heppner (2023), Lepid. Novae, 15(3-4): 145; fig. 53, 55-57, 59-62, F10, M10.
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Taxonomic Notes: Tebenna xeronastes Heppner, 2023, n. sp.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2023. Nearctic Metalmark Moths, 7. Genus Tebenna and new genus Pseudotebenna (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae: Choreutinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 15(3-4): 121-172.
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