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33a0312 – 0748.1   Phyllonorycter deserticola Davis & Deschka, 2001

Mark Dreiling
Field Marks:
Davis & Deschka, 2001: 29; figs. 20,29,137-160,242-244,429,430; map 3.
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Synonymy: Phyllonorycter deserticola Davis & Deschka, 2001
Taxonomic Notes: Phyllonorycter deserticola Davis & Deschka, 2001, n. sp., Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 614: 20.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Davis, D. R. & G. Deschka, 2001. Biology and systematics of the North American Phyllonorycter leafminers on Salicaceae, with a synoptic catalog of the Palearctic species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 614: 1-89.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 3.31f; p. 56. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Phyllonorycter deserticola
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