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300015.8 – 0459   "Oiketicus" davidsonii (Edwards, 1877)
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Distribution: Holotype: Mt. Diabolo, CA.
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Synonymy: Oeceticus [sic] davidsonii Edwards, 1877
Oiketicus davidsoni Davis, 1964
Taxonomic Notes: "Oiketicus" davidsonii (Edwards, 1877), prov. pl. by Pohl in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023), was formerly in the genus Thyridopteryx and includes as a synonym "Oiketicus" davidsoni Davis, 1964 (misspelling) (Sobczyk 2011:361). Described from a case, the identity of this species is uncertain (Davis 1964:149).
  • Davis, D.R., 1964. Bagworm Moths of the Western Hemisphere (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) . Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 244: 149.
  • Edwards, H., 1877. Pacific Coast Lepidoptera, No. 20. Notes on the case-bearing moths, (Psyehidae,) with notices of Californian species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 7: 142.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Sobczyk, T., 2011. Psychidae (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 10: 1-467.
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