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59a0356 – 1473   Cosmopterix astrapias (Walsingham, 1909)

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Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
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Synonymy: Cosmopteryx astrapias Walsingham, 1909
Cosmopterix bendidia Hodges, 1962
Taxonomic Notes: Cosmopterix astrapias Walsingham, 1909: Includes as a synonym Cosmopterix bendidia Hodges, 1962 [1473].
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 26; pl. 2.24. order or free PDF
  • Koster, J.C., 2010. The genera Cosmopterix Hübner and Pebobs Hodges in the New World with special attention to the Neotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 84(10): 251-575.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Cosmopterix astrapias
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Cosmopterix astrapias
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Cosmopterix astrapias
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Cosmopterix astrapias
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