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Tineidae
300212 – 0476   Muhabbetia aurea (Braun, 1915)
Distribution Data for Muhabbetia aurea
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Synonymy: • Corythophora aurea Braun, 1915
Taxonomic Notes: Muhabbetia aurea (Braun, 1915) was formerly in the genus Corythophora Braun, 1915, a junior homonym of Corythophora Loew, 1862 and Corythophora Stål, 1869; Muhabbetia was proposed as a replacement name by Koçak (2005).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Koçak, A.Ö., 2005. Nomenclatural note on the Nearctic Lepidoptera. Priamus, 11(3): 59.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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