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59a1683 – 1418   Chedra pensor Hodges, 1966
Distribution Data for Chedra pensor
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Distribution: Type locality: West Fork, 16 mi. SW Flagstaff, Coconino Co., AZ.
Field Marks:
See Hodges, 1966: 639; figs. 31, 68, 70, 141.
Similar Species:
  • 1417 Chedra inquisitor, known from IL, is brown, not pale yellow. A plain dark male specimen collected by Terry Harrison from Mason Co., IL with genitalia matching pensor bears further investigation.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Chedra pensor Hodges, 1966
  • 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., 1966. Review of New World Species of Batrachedra, with Description of Three New Genera (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 92(4): 638; Figs. 30, 67, 71, 13.
  • Species Page at
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂
Chedra pensor
- IL - Chedra nr. pensor? – Microleps.Org
Chedra pensor
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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