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300155 – 0403   Tinea occidentella Chambers, 1880
             Western Clothes Moth

Mark Dreiling
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tinea occidentella Chambers, 1880
Tinea tuscanella Dietz, 1905
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 2.18f; p. 48. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Tinea occidentella
Charles Melton [T]
Tinea occidentella
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