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Pyralidae
800592.005971.1Melitara doddalis – Dyar, 1925
Distribution Data for Melitara doddalis
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Distribution: AZ, NM, western TX.
Type locality: Mesilla Park, NM.
Similar Species:
  • 5971 Melitara dentata lacks the dark diffusions in the posterior half of the forewing found in doddalis.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Melitara doddalis (Dyar, 1925) is elevated from synonymy of 5971 Melitara dentata.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1997. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4: p. 56; pl. 3.16. order
Melitara doddalis
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