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Pterophoridae
460155.006157Adaina montanus (Walsingham, 1880) – Mountain Plume Moth

Robin McLeod
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Synonymy: Aciptilus montanus Walsingham, 1880
Pterophorus declivis Meyrick, 1913
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.30m; p. 120. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1880. Pterophoridae of California and Oregon. John Van Voorst, London, p. 59.
Adaina montanus
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Adaina montanus
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