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580017.002640Caloreas multimarginata (Braun, 1925)

DNA - © Libby & Rick Avis
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Synonymy: Choreutis multimarginata Braun, 1925
Choreutis melanifera Keifer, 1937
Taxonomic Notes: Caloreas multimarginata (Braun, 1925) includes as a synonym 2640.1 Caloreas melanifera (Keifer, 1937) in the 1983 Hodges Checklist. Powell & Opler (1996:122) treated Caloreas melanifera as a species but comment that C. melanifera, multimarginata, leucobasis, and augustella may be a single widespread species.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.12f, 12.13m; p. 122. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Caloreas multimarginata
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Caloreas multimarginata
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