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59a0381 – 1487   Cosmopterix teligera (Meyrick, 1915)
Distribution Data for Cosmopterix teligera
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Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
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Synonymy: Cosmopteryx teligera Meyrick, 1915
Cosmopterix abdita Hodges, 1962
Taxonomic Notes: Cosmopterix teligera (Meyrick, 1915): Includes as a synonym Cosmopterix abdita Hodges 1962 [1487].
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 33; pl. 3.1-2. order or free PDF
  • Koster, J.C., 2010. The genera Cosmopterix Hübner and Pebobs Hodges in the New World with special attention to the Neotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 84(10): 251-575.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cosmopterix teligera
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Cosmopterix teligera
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Cosmopterix teligera
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Cosmopterix teligera
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