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59a0114 – 0900   Exaeretia umbraticostella (Walsingham, 1881)
Distribution Data for Exaeretia umbraticostella
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Distribution: Type locality: Mount Shasta,CA and northern OR.
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Synonymy: Depressaria umbraticostella Walsingham, 1881
Taxonomic Notes: Exaeretia umbraticostella (Walsingham, 1881) was formerly in the genus Depressariodes, n. syn. in Becker (1984), Rev. Bras. Entomol., 28(2): 142.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Becker, V.O., 1984. Taxonomic Notes on the Neotropical Microlepidoptera. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, 28(2): 129-201.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 44; pl. 3.8-9. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 5.4m; p. 66. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, T. de G., 1881. On some North American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1881: 318.
Exaeretia umbraticostella
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Exaeretia umbraticostella
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