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Cosmopterigidae
420364.001483Cosmopterix opulenta – (Braun, 1919)
Distribution Data for Cosmopterix opulenta
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Distribution: CA, OK, AZ, NM
Type locality: CA
Description/
Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
Similar Species:
  • 1484 Cosmopterix chisosensis - dissection required
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect 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.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 31; pl. 2.39-40. order
  • Koster, J.C., 2010. The genera Cosmopterix Hübner and Pebobs Hodges in the New World with special attention to the Neotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 84(10): 251-575.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 7.5f; p. 81. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cosmopterix opulenta
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