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59a0165 – 0950   Himmacia diligenda (Meyrick, 1928)
Distribution Data for Himmacia diligenda
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Distribution: Known only from the type-specimen.
Type locality: TX
Similar Species:
  • "Diligerzda can be separated from huachucella and stratia by the combination of orange forewing and pale yellowish-white hindwing. The forewing of huachucella is grayish red, and the hindwings of huachucella and stratia are medium gray. Characters of the female genitalia are as shown in text figure 15 c. Wing length of the type-specimen is 10.5 mm." - Fascicle 6.2: 84.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cryptolechia diligenda Meyrick, 1928
  • 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. 84; pl. A.2. order or free PDF
  • Meyrick, E., 1928. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3(15): 477.
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