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47a0041 – 2645   Tebenna immutabilis (Braun, 1927)
Distribution Data for Tebenna immutabilis
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Distribution: Southern CA,
Type locality: Fredalba, San Bernardino Co., CA.
Field Marks:
A member of the gemmalis species-group. See Heppner (2023), Lepid. Novae, 15(3-4): 144; fig. 43, 46-47, 50-52, F9, M9.
Similar Species:
  • Tebenna hesperia Heppner, 2023 replaces immutabilis in southern CA.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Choreutis immutabilis Braun, 1927
  • 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., 2023. Nearctic Metalmark Moths, 7. Genus Tebenna and new genus Pseudotebenna (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae: Choreutinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 15(3-4): 121-172.
Tebenna immutabilis
LG – Calif. Acad. Sci., C. Grinter

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