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63a0015 – 6119   Lantanophaga pusillidactylus (Walker, 1864)
             Lantana Plume Moth

Carol Wolf
Distribution: Type locality: Jamaica.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oxyptilus pusillidactylus Walker, 1864
Platyptilia hemimetra Meyrick, 1886
Platyptilia lantana Busck, 1914
Platyptilia lantanadactyla Amsel, 1951
Platyptilia technidion Zeller, 1877
Platyptilia teleacma Meyrick, 1932
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1864. Tineites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 30: 933.
Lantanophaga pusillidactylus
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Lantanophaga pusillidactylus
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Lantanophaga pusillidactylus
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