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16a0109 – 0119.5   Pseudopostega venticola (Walsingham, 1897)
Distribution Data for Pseudopostega venticola
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Distribution: TX, FL.
Lectotype: Grenada: Balthazar.
Field Marks:
See Davis & Stonis (2007), Smithson. Contr. Zool., 625: 143; figs. 238, 239, 417,418, 497-499.
Genitalia: See Davis & Stonis (2007)
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Synonymy: Opostega venticola Walsingham, 1897
Taxonomic Notes: Pseudopostega venticola (Walsingham, 1897) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, TX and FL.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Davis, D.R. & J.R. Stonis, 2007. A revision of the New World plant-mining moths of the family Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea) Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 625: 1-212.
Pseudopostega venticola
Davis & Stonis
Pseudopostega venticola
Davis & Stonis

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