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80a0478 – 5993.1   Protasia mirabilicornella (Dyar, 1908)

(cc) David Rankin
Distribution: Type locality: San Diego. CA.
Similar Species:
  • Eumysia pallidipennella (Hulst, 1895)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Valdivia mirabilicornella Dyar, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Protasia mirabilicornella (Dyar, 1908) is now recognized among the North American fauna north of Mexico.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1908. Descriptions of Some New Moths from Southern California. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 10: 60.
  • Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin United States National Museum, 207: 193.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Protasia mirabilicornella
LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Protasia mirabilicornella
- syntype - LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)

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