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580025.002648Tebenna onustana (Walker, 1864)

© Tom Murray
Distribution: Canada: NS, QC, NB, BC; USA: OH, NY, VT, WA. (western specimens are separated by DNA barcode and may represent an undescribed species.
Type locality (onustana): Nova Scotia.
Type locality (ohiensis Zeller): Ohio
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Synonymy: Simaethis onustana Walker, 1864
Choreutis ohiensis Zeller, 1876
Choreutis ohioensis Kearfott, 1902
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1864. Tineites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 30: 996.
  • Zeller. P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 320 (ohiensis, syn.)
Tebenna onustana
© Jason Dombroskie
Tebenna onustana
© Tom Murray
Tebenna onustana
© Jason Dombroskie
Tebenna onustana
10mm – © Jim Vargo

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