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59a0054 – 1058   Polix coloradella (Walsingham, 1888)
             The Skunk

John Davis
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oecophora coloradella Walsingham, 1888
Schiffermuelleria rostrigera Meyrick, 1919
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 121; pl. 6.19-21. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 4.29f; p. 62. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Polix coloradella
Robin McLeod
Polix coloradella
John Davis
Polix coloradella
Jason Dombroskie
Polix coloradella
Gary Anweiler
Polix coloradella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Polix coloradella
19mm – Jim Vargo

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