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80a0368 – 5859.2   Dioryctria fordi Donahue & Neunzig, 2005
Distribution Data for Dioryctria fordi
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Distribution: Holotype: California, Kern Co., Wofford Hts., Lake Isabella.
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Synonymy: Dioryctria fordi Donahue & Neunzig, 2005
Taxonomic Notes: Dioryctria fordi Donahue & Neunzig, 2005, n. sp., Holarctic Lepidoptera, 10(1-2): 36; figs. 2, 6-8. Although Donahue & Neunzig (2005) was published subsequent to Neunzig (2003), the use of this name in the latter is unavailable for not complying with ICZN Articles 16.1 and 72.3 and is therefore nomen nudum (Alma Solis, pers. comm., 2024).
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  • Donahue J.P. & H.H. Neunzig, 2003 (2005). Two new Dioryctria from California (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae). Holarctic Lepidoptera, 10(1-2): 33-36.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2023. New Dioryctria from Southern California (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 16(2): 135; Fig. 8-9, 16, 22, 28, 33, 35-36, 45.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 192; pl. 7.25. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
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