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59a0454 – 2258   Hypatima zesticopa (Meyrick, 1929)

DNA - Ann Hendrickson
Distribution: AZ, TX, NM.
Type locality: Texas, Alpine, Fort Davis; New Mexico, Bent.
Similar Species:
  • As of 1/1/2021, H. zesticopa is the only described species in the genus found in North America and is apparently represented by BIN Group ACL2105 at BOLD. Two other BINs, AAG0033 and AAM8615, appear to refer to cryptic species.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Chelaria zesticopa Meyrick, 1929
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAG0033
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAM8615
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACL2105
  • Meyrick, E., 1929. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3(17): 514.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hypatima zesticopa
14mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Hypatima zesticopa
f. – SangMi Lee
Hypatima zesticopa
m. – SangMi Lee
Hypatima zesticopa
Ann Hendrickson LG
on Mimosa texana

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