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59a1770 – 1167   Blastobasis pulchella (Dietz, 1910)

Robert Zimlich
Distribution: Type locality (pulchella): Washington, D.C..
Type locality (maritimella): Boulderwood, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia.
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Synonymy: Euresia pulchella Dietz, 1910
Blastobasis maritimella McDunnough, 1961
Euresia pulebella Dietz, 1910 (missp.)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dietz, W.G., 1910. Revision of the Blastobasidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 36: 20.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1961. A study of the Blastobasinae of Nova Scotia, with particular reference to genitalic characters (Microlepidoptera, Blastobasidae). American Museum Novitates, 2045: 1-20.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Blastobasis pulchella
Eddie Huber
Blastobasis pulchella
Eddie Huber
Blastobasis pulchella
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