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80a1239 – 4913   Evergestis dischematalis Munroe, 1995

- Jim Burns
Distribution: Type locality: Greer, White Mountains, Apache Co., AZ, 8,500 ft.
Field Marks:
Sexually dimorphic. Females have a dark triangular patch on the outer pm. line at the inner margin.
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Synonymy: Evergestis dischematalis Munroe, 1995
Evergestis dimorphalis Munroe, [1974] 1973
Taxonomic Notes: Evergestis dischematalis (Munroe, 1995:53) replaces E. dimorphalis Munroe, 1974, a name preoccupied by dimorphalis Osthelder, 1938.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E.G., 1973. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae comprising the subfamily Evergestinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 13.1C: 277; pl. 13, figs. 37, 38 - Order, PDF.
  • Munroe, E.G., 1995. Evergestinae. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Volume 3. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea - Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera and Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL, 52-53.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Evergestis dischematalis
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