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59a0134.1 – 0924.1   Depressaria depressana (Fabricius, 1775)
             Purple Carrot-seed Moth

John Lee
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Synonymy: Tinea depressana Fabricius, 1775
Depressaria depressella Fabricius, 1798
Depressaria rhodochlora Meyrick, 1923
Taxonomic Notes: Depressaria depressana: Introduced from Europe, Zootaxa, 3749(1): 34.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Landry, J.-F., V. Nazari, J.R. Dewaard, M. Mutanen, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, P. Huemer, P.D.N. Hebert, 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa, 3749(1): 1-93.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Depressaria depressana
John Lee
Depressaria depressana
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Depressaria depressana
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Depressaria depressana
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