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59a0253.5 – 1066.1   Scythropiodes issikii (Takahashi, 1930)

Marcia Morris
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Synonymy: Depressaria issikii Takahashi, 1930
Odites plocamoca Meyrick, 1935
Taxonomic Notes: Scythropiodes issikii (Takahashi, 1930) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. Several submissions at BugGuide from VA and GA going back to 2009 led to a determination by Terry Harrison based on genitalia of a 2014 specimen contributed by Marcia Morris.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wang, Q-Y. & H-H. Li, 2016. Review of the genus Scythropiodes Matsumura, 1931 (Lepidoptera, Lecithoceridae, Oditinae) from China, with a checklist of the world. Zootaxa, 4132(3): 301-329.
Scythropiodes issikii
Marcia Morris
Scythropiodes issikii
Marcia Morris

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