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47a0040 – 2646.1   Tebenna hesperia Heppner, 2023
Distribution Data for Tebenna hesperia
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Distribution: CA, OR (Heppner 2023).
Holotype: Del Valle Lk., Patterson Reserve, Alameda Co., CA.
Field Marks:
A member of the gemmalis species-group. See Heppner (2023), Lepid. Novae, 15(3-4): 141; fig. 42, 44-45, 48-49, F8, M8.
Similar Species:
  • Tebenna immutabilis (Braun, 1927) replaces hesperia in northern CA.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Tebenna hesperia Heppner, 2023, n. sp.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2023. Nearctic Metalmark Moths, 7. Genus Tebenna and new genus Pseudotebenna (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae: Choreutinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 15(3-4): 121-172.
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