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65a0004 – 2349   Ellabella melanoclista (Meyrick, 1927)

Chuck Sexton
Distribution: AZ to TX.
Type locality: Alpine, TX.
and Size:
March to May.
Field Marks:
FWL: 9.6-11.2 mm.
Genitalia: See Heppner, 1984: figs. 28, 29, 40, 42.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Probolacma melanoclista Meyrick, 1927
  • Heppner, J.B., 1984. Revision of the Oriental and Nearctic genus Ellabella (Lepidoptera: Copromorphidae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 23 (1): 61.
  • Meyrick, E., 1927. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3(12): 362.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Ellabella melanoclista
Chuck Sexton
Ellabella melanoclista
Chuck Sexton
Ellabella melanoclista
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