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420810.001902Prolita variabilis (Busck, 1903)

Jim Moore - DNA
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia variabilis Busck, 1903
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Busck, A., 1903. A Revision of the American Moths of the Family Gelechiidae, with Descriptions of New Species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 25(1304): 781.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 8.12m; p. 90. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Syntype (genitalia)
Prolita variabilis
Glenn Fine
Prolita variabilis
Glenn Fine
Prolita variabilis
NH - Laurie Sullivan
Prolita variabilis
Mark Dreiling
Prolita variabilis
DNA - Jim Moore
Prolita variabilis
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Prolita variabilis
LG – Jim Moore
Prolita variabilis
20mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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