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33a0187 – 0619   Caloptilia ovatiella Opler, 1969

Steve Nanz
Distribution: Holotype: Eaton Canyon, near Altadena, Los Angeles Co., CA.
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Synonymy: Caloptilia ovatiella Opler, 1969
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Opler, P.A., 1969. Two New Species of Caloptilia Associated with Rhus. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 45(4): 260.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 3.8m; p. 54. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Caloptilia ovatiella
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Caloptilia ovatiella
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