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63a0118 – 6219   Hellinsia costatus (Barnes & Lindsey, 1921)
             Pale-edged Plume Moth
Distribution Data for Hellinsia costatus
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Distribution: CA, UT, NV, CO, GA, BC, South. Lepid. News, 39(1): 4-6.
Type locality: Tulare County, CA.
Field Marks:
See South. Lepid. News, 39(1): 4-6.
Genitalia: See South. Lepid. News, 39(1): 4-6.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oidaematophorus costatus Barnes & Lindsey, 1921
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Matthews, D.L. & J.K. Adams, 2017. Hellinsia costatus (Barnes & Lindsey, 1921), a new plume moth record for the Georgia fauna (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 39(1): 4-6.
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