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51a1085 – 3190   Epiblema desertana (Zeller, 1876)

© Carol Wolf
Distribution: Holotype: Texas, Dallas
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Synonymy: Paedisca desertana Zeller, 1876
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 124.187. (out of print)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2023. Epiblema Hübner, Sonia Heinrich, Suleima Heinrich, and Notocelia Hübner of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.6: 48; pl. H, 18a-e; pl. 8, 18a-d, order.
  • Zeller. P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
Epiblema desertana
© Greg Raterman
Epiblema desertana
© Carol Wolf
Epiblema desertana
© Hugh McGuinness
Epiblema desertana
© Gretchen Grammer [T]
Epiblema desertana
© Mark Dreiling
Epiblema desertana
16mm – © Jim Vargo
Epiblema desertana
16mm – © U. S. National Museum

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