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80a1417 – 5505   Xubida puritellus (Kearfott, 1908)
Distribution Data for Xubida puritellus
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Distribution: Type locality (dinephelalis): Babaquivera Mts., Pima Co., AZ.
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Synonymy: Chilo puritellus Kearfott, 1908
Platytes dinephelalis Dyar, 1917
Taxonomic Notes: Xubida puritellus: Original described as Chilo puritellus Kearfott, 1908, Proc. Nat. Mus. 35:393. Shown as puritella (1983).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1917. Seven new crambids from the United States (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae). Insecutor inscitiae menstruus, 5(4-6): 85.
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