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800289.00 – 5755   Interjectio denticulella (Ragonot, 1887)

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Distribution: Type locality (denticulella): not stated.
Type locality (ruderella): not stated.
Similar Species:
  • Ambesa species have upturned labial palpus, not porrect as in denticulella.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Pristophora denticulella Ragonot, 1887
Epischnia ruderella Ragonot, 1887
Taxonomic Notes: Interjectio denticulella (Ragonot, 1887) includes as a synonym Interjectio ruderella (Ragonot, 1887) in Neunzig (2003).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin United States National Museum, 207: 106; fig. 308.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 34; pl. 1.13. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 25.30f; p. 190. Book Review and ordering
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, p. 6, 9 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Interjectio denticulella
(cc) Paul Johnson
Interjectio denticulella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Interjectio denticulella
33mm – Jim Vargo

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