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63a0054 – 6120   Lioptilodes albistriolatus (Zeller, 1877)
             Mousy Plume Moth

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality: Bogota, Columbia.
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Synonymy: Mimeseoptilus albistriolatus Zeller, 1880
Stenoptilia insperata Meyrick, 1921
Stenoptilia partiseca Meyrick, 1931
Lioptilus parvus Walsingham, 1880
Stenoptilia trigonometra Meyrick, 1931
Taxonomic Notes: Lioptilodes albistriolatus (Zeller, 1877) includes as a synonym 6120 Lioptilodes parvus (Walsingham, 1880), Zoologische Mededelingen, 80-2 (1): 1-290.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gielis, C., 2006. Review of the Neotropical species of the family Pterophoridae, part I: Ochyroticinae, Deuterocopinae, Pterophorinae (Platyptiliini, Exelastini, Oxyptilini) (Lepidoptera). Zoologische Mededelingen, 80-2 (1): 1-290.
  • Matthews, D.L. & C.V. Covell, 2021. Common Names Of North American Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 43(2): 123-148.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.27f; p. 119. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zeller, P.C., 1877. Exotische Microlepidoptera. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae, 13: 469.
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