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Opostegidae
160100.000125Opostegoides scioterma (Meyrick, 1920)

John Lee
Distribution: "Probably widespread across most of the northern USA and southern Canada from western Oregon,Washington, and British Colombia east to Ontario and Maine." - Davis & Stonis (2007)
Holotype: Toronto, ON.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Davis & Stonis (2007), Smithson. Contr. Zool., 625: 42; figs. 10,11, 21, 25, 26, 32, 36, 42, 91-108,136, 259, 260, 424,425.
Genitalia: See Davis & Stonis (2007), Smithson. Contr. Zool., 625: 42; figs. 10,11, 21, 25, 26, 32, 36, 42, 91-108,136, 259, 260, 424,425.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Davis, D.R. & J.R. Stonis, 2007. A revision of the New World plant-mining moths of the family Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea) Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 625: 1-212.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Opostegoides scioterma
John Lee
Opostegoides scioterma
Davis & Stoner

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