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930191 – 8074   Cisthene barnesii (Dyar, 1904)

© Ann Hendrickson
Similar Species:
  • Cisthene martinibarnesii and coronado cannot be reliably separated using DNA barcoding; C. coronado may be the same species as martini, PLoS ONE 12 (6): e0178548; Supplementary Table S8. (C. barnesii is separated by gray vertex and narrow pm. band.)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Illice barnesii Dyar, 1904
Illice costimacula Draudt, 1918
Illice flava Draudt, 1919
Illice flavula Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 46.23m, 46.24m; p. 265. Book Review and ordering
  • Sexton, C., & H. McGuinness, 2017. Identification of lichen moths in the genus Cisthene in the central and eastern U.S. Southern Lepidopterists' News, (39(4): 309-322.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Cisthene barnesii
© William Geoghegan
Cisthene barnesii
© Chuck Sexton
Cisthene barnesii
© Chuck Sexton
Cisthene barnesii
© Jim Vargo
Cisthene barnesii
20mm – © Jim Vargo
Cisthene barnesii
20mm – © Jim Vargo

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