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Batrachedridae
421682.001417Chedra inquisitor Hodges, 1966
Distribution Data for Chedra inquisitor
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Distribution: Type Locality: Putnam Co., IL.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Hodges, 1966: 638; figs. 30, 67, 71, 138.
Similar Species:
  • Chedra pensor, known from AZ, is pale yellow typically with two spots at 1/3 and 3/5 from base, not brown as in C. inquisitor.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hodges, R.W., 1966. Review of New World Species of Batrachedra, with Description of Three New Genera (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 92(4): 639; figs. 31, 68, 70, 141.
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♀ (genitalia)
Chedra inquisitor
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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