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80a0515 – 5971.1   Melitara doddalis Dyar, 1925

- gen. - DNA - Ann Hendrickson
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 View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Melitara doddalis Dyar, 1925
Melitara doddalis Dyar, 1925
Taxonomic Notes: Melitara doddalis (Dyar, 1925) is elevated from synonymy of 5971 Melitara dentata.
  • 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., 1997. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4: p. 56; pl. 3.16. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Melitara doddalis
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