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80a0216 – 5760.1   Ambesa mirabella Dyar, 1908
Distribution Data for Ambesa mirabella
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Distribution: Lassen Co., CA south to San Diego.
Type locality: San Diego, CA.
Field Marks:
Upper surface of the hindwing and the abdomen distinctly ochreous (Neunzig 2003).
Similar Species:
  • Ambesa walsinghami (Ragonot, 1887)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ambesa mirabella Dyar, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Ambesa mirabella (Dyar, 1908) is elevated from subsp. of 5760 Ambesa walsinghami (Neunzig 2003).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ABZ7408
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 38; pl. 1.18. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Ambesa mirabella
LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)

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