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80a0526 – 5977   Cahela ponderosella (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)

Lee A. Shoemaker
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Synonymy: Olyca ponderosella Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
Cactobrosis interstitialis Dyar, 1925
Cactobrosis phoenicis Dyar, 1925
Zophodia purgatoria Dyar, 1925
  • 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. 70; pl. 3.35-36. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 13.26f; p. 196. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cahela ponderosella
Robin McLeod
Cahela ponderosella
Charles W. Melton
Cahela ponderosella
Lee A. Shoemaker
Cahela ponderosella
Steve Morris
Cahela ponderosella
Van Truan
Cahela ponderosella
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Cahela ponderosella
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