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80a0573 – 6036   Barberia affinitella Dyar, 1905
Distribution Data for Barberia affinitella
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Distribution: Type locality: "Brownsville, Texas, Los Borregos".
Field Marks:
"Fore wings blackish brown with a broad white costal stripe; inner area a little lighter, especially toward base. Expanse 11 mm." (Dyar 1905).
Similar Species:
  • Homosassa ella (Hulst, 1887) has longer straight labial palpi.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Barberia affinitella Dyar, 1905
  • 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., 1905. New North American Lepidoptera and synonymical notes. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 7(1): 39.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1997. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4: p. 92; pl. 4.12. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Barberia affinitella
Charles Melton
Barberia affinitella
Charles Melton
Barberia affinitella
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