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59a0947 – 2054   Chionodes abdominella (Busck, 1903)
Distribution Data for Chionodes abdominella
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Distribution: Type locality: Phoenix, AZ.
Field Marks:
Wing length 3.8-6.1 mm.
Similar Species:
  • Chionodes fructuaria (Braun, 1925)
  • Chionodes macor Hodges, 1999
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia abdominella Busck, 1903
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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): 863.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1999. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.6, p. 97; pl. 2.2-3. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♀ (genitalia)
Chionodes abdominella
12mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Chionodes abdominella
LG – Sangmi Lee

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