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80a0177 – 6018.2   Heinrichiessa sanpetella Neunzig, 1990

Ken Lebo
Distribution: Oregon to Arizona (Purrington 1995).
Type locality: "Ephraim Can[yon], 5,600', creek bottom in oak-pinyon-juniper zone, Sanpete Co., Utah."
Larva and
Host Plants:
An inquiline in Juniper midge galls (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) (Purrington 1995).
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Synonymy: Heinrichiessa sanpetella Neunzig, 1990
Taxonomic Notes: Heinrichiessa sanpetella Neunzig, 1990 n. sp., MONA Fascicle. 15.3.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1990. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.3, p. 98; pl. 4.17-20. order or free PDF
  • Purrington, F.F., 1995. Heinrichiessa sanpetella Neunzig (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) is an inquiline in Juniper midge galls (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 97: 227.
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