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63a0069.1 – 6097.1   Oxyptilus eleanerae Matthews, 2017
             Eleaner’s Plume Moth

© Steve Nanz
Distribution: NM, AZ, and Davis Mountains, TX (Matthews 2017)
Type locality: Sandoval Co., NM.
Field Marks:
See ZooKeys, 698: 75–93
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 698: 75–93
Similar Species:
  • 6097 Oxyptilus delawaricus
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oxyptilus eleanerae Matthews, 2017
Taxonomic Notes: Oxyptilus eleanerae Matthews, 2017, n. sp., ZooKeys, 698: 77.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACG1576 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Matthews, D.L. & C.V. Covell, 2021. Common Names Of North American Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 43(2): 123-148.
  • Matthews, D.L., 2017. A new species of Oxyptilus Zeller from the southwestern United States (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae). ZooKeys, 698: 75-93.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Oxyptilus eleanerae
- holotype - LG – © Debbie Matthews
Oxyptilus eleanerae
- paratype - LG – © Debbie Matthews
Oxyptilus eleanerae
- paratype - LG – © Debbie Matthews

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