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47a0008 – 2630   Protochoreutis sororculella (Dyar, 1900)

Paul Johnson
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Synonymy: Choreutis sororculella Dyar, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Protochoreutis sororculella (Dyar, 1900), n. comb., previously in the genus Prochoreutis, is the type-species of the genus Protochoreutis, Heppner, 2020, Lepid. Nov., 12(1-2): 39; fig. 13. 15-16, 19, 21
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2020. Nearctic metalmark moths, 4. Genus Prochoreutis and the new genera Protochoreutis and Neochoreutis (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae: Choreutinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 12(1-2): 31-46.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.11m; p. 122. Book Review and ordering
Protochoreutis sororculella
- Lectotype - LG – Jadranka Rota
Protochoreutis sororculella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Protochoreutis sororculella
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