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80a0129 – 5720   Myelopsis alatella (Hulst, 1887)

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality (rectistrigella): California.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acrobasis alatella Hulst, 1887
Myelois fragilella Dyar, 1904
Myelois piazzella Dyar, 1925
Myelois rectistrigella Ragonot, 1887
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1990. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.3, p. 36; pl. 1.10-14. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 25.15m; p. 189. Book Review and ordering
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, p. 3 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Myelopsis alatella
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Myelopsis alatella
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