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911434.006984Pityeja ornata Rindge, 1958

Charles W. Melton
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Synonymy: Pityeja ornata Rindge, 1958
Pityeja picta of authors not Schaus, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: Pityeja ornata: Generic placement is provisional, Pohl et. al 2016.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Pohl, G.R., B. Patterson, J. Pelham, 2016. Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Working paper published online by the authors at 766 pp. website
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 31.2m; p. 219. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Pityeja ornata
– Bob Belmont
Pityeja ornata
28mm – Jim Vargo
Pityeja ornata
28mm - f. – Jim Vargo

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