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21a0050 – 0196.1   Tegeticula antithetica Pellmyr, 2003
Distribution Data for Tegeticula antithetica
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Distribution: AZ, CA, NV, UT; eastern and northeastern portions of the Mojave desert.
Holotype: Utah. Washington Co. W Beaver Dam mountains.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Tegeticula antithetica Pellmyr, 2003, n. sp., Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am., 96(6): 716-722.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Pellmyr, O. & K.A. Segraves, 2003. Pollinator Divergence within an Obligate Mutualism: Two Yucca Moth Species (Lepidoptera; Prodoxidae: Tegeticula) on the Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia; Agavaceae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 96(6): 716-722.
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