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59a1749 – 1185   Holcocera gigantella Chambers, 1876

Pam Piombino
Type locality: "on the road to Monument Park, about three miles north of Colorado Springs."
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Holcocera gigantella Chambers, 1876
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1876. Tineina. The Canadian Entomologist, 8: 219.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 4.22m; p. 61. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Holcocera gigantella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Holcocera gigantella
22mm – Jim Vargo

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