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620183.00 – 3819   Phtheochroa modestana (Busck, 1907)
             Modest Phtheochroa
Distribution Data for Phtheochroa modestana
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Synonymy: Hysterosia modestana Busck, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Phtheochroa modestana: This species was number 3805 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
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Phtheochroa modestana
Hugh McGuinness
Phtheochroa modestana
19mm – Jim Vargo
Phtheochroa modestana
17mm – U. S. National Museum

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