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59a0063.6 – 1069.5   Tachystola hemisema (Meyrick, 1885)

[T] Mark Dreiling
Distribution: California
Type locality: Australia
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ocystola hemisema Meyrick, 1885
Taxonomic Notes: Tachystola hemisema (Meyrick 1885), introduced to southern California from Australia and tentatively added to the list, is confirmed by genitalia and DNA barcode, J-F Landry (pers. comm., 10/27/2021)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Meyrick, E., 1885. Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 9: 1063.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Tachystola hemisema
[T] Mark Dreiling

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