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59a0170 – 0963   Ethmia lassenella Busck, 1908

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Distribution: Lectotype: Redington, Pima Co., AZ.
Similar Species:
  • Ethmia umbrimarginella Busck, 1907 is larger (wingspread = ~20mm vs. ~17-18mm) and has a longitudinal orange streak extending centrally from base to end of cell, lacking in lassenella.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ethmia lassenella Busck, 1908
Ethmia lassenella
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