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59a1180 – 1972   Gnorimoschema baccharisella Busck, 1903
             Coyote Brush Gall Moth

© Gary McDonald
Distribution: CA, ID, NM and western TX.
Field Marks:
Holarctic Lepidoptera, 8 (Suppl. 1): 10; fig. 19.
Genitalia: Holarctic Lepidoptera, 8 (Suppl. 1): fig. 41, 80.
Similar Species:
  • 1971.4 Gnorimoschema bacchariselloides
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gnorimoschema baccharisella Busck, 1903
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 10.2f; p. 98. Book Review and ordering
  • Powell, J.A. & D. Povolný, 2001. Gnorimoschemini moths of coastal dune and scrub habitats in California (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Holarctic Lepidoptera, 8 (Suppl. 1): 1-53.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Gnorimoschema baccharisella
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Gnorimoschema baccharisella
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Gnorimoschema baccharisella
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