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23a0001 – 0169   Tischeria ambigua Braun, 1915
Distribution Data for Tischeria ambigua
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Distribution: Type locality: Fredalba, San Bernardino Co., CA.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Leaf miner of Ceanothus oliganthus.
Field Marks:
Forewings gray, with clouded aspect; scales of scape very long; expanse 10-11 mm (Braun 1972).
Similar Species:
  • Tischeria ceanothi Walsingham, 1890
  • Tischeria immaculata Braun, 1915
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tischeria ambigua Braun, 1915
  • Braun, A.F., 1915. Notes on some species of Tischeria, with descriptions of new species (Lep.). Entomological News, 26: 272.
  • Braun, A.F., 1972. Tischeriidae of America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 28: 90; figs. 50, 100.
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