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21a0034 – 0201.1   Prodoxus praedictus Pellmyr, 2009
Distribution Data for Prodoxus praedictus
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Distribution: Known only from type locality.
Holotype: Joshua Tree National Park, Riverside Co, CA, 1 mi [1.6 km] W Cottonwood Spring, elev. 900 m.
and Size:
March - April. Wingspan ~ 10-13 mm.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Fruit of Yucca schidigera.
Similar Species:
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Synonymy: Prodoxus praedictus Pellmyr, 2009
Taxonomic Notes: Prodoxus praedictus: New species description. Pellmyr, Yoder & Godsoe, 2009. J. Lepid. Soc. 63(3): 137-140. Prodoxus praedictus, n. sp., A new Bogus Yucca Moth from Southern California.
  • Pellmyr, O., J.B. Yoder & W.K. Godsoe, 2009. Prodoxus praedictus, n. sp., A new bogus Yucca moth from southern California. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 63 (3): 137-140.
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