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80a0527 – 5978   Rumatha glaucatella (Hulst, 1888)
Distribution Data for Rumatha glaucatella
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Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (Desert Christmas Cactus)
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Honora glaucatella Hulst, 1888
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1888. New genera and species of Epipaschiae and Phycitidae. Entomologica Americana, 4: 117.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1997. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4: p. 73; pl. 4.6. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Rumatha glaucatella
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Rumatha glaucatella
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