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36a0038 – 2411.1   Atemelia casimiroae Sohn & Epstein, 2019

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Holotype: California, Luis Obispo Co., Arroyo Grande
Larva and
Host Plants:
"Rutaceae - Casimiroa edulis La Llave, native to Central America, cultivated in California, USA."
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Taxonomic Notes: Atemelia casimiroae Sohn & Epstein, 2019, n. sp., Zool Anz., 279: 52-58.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACI6715 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Sohn, J.-C. & M.E. Epstein, 2019. Atemelia casimiroae sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea: Praydidae): a new pest species on white sapote (Casimiroa edulis) in California, United States, reveals unique morphology of spinneret and ventral eversible gland. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 279: 52-58.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Atemelia casimiroae
Sohn & Epstein
Atemelia casimiroae
Gary Nunn
Atemelia casimiroae
Mark Dreiling
Atemelia casimiroae
DNA - coll. Bloomfield - LG – (cc) CBG Photog. Grp.
Atemelia casimiroae
- Holotype - LG – Sohn & Epstein
Atemelia casimiroae
- Paratype - LG – Sohn & Epstein

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