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59a0140 – 0926   Depressaria alienella Busck, 1904

Tom Murray
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Synonymy: Depressaria alienella Busck, 1904
Depressaria corystopa Meyrick, 1927
Depressaria emeritella of authors not Stainton, 1849
Depressaria nymphidia Meyrick, 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.
  • Busck, A., 1904. Tineid moths from British Columbia, with decriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 27: 765.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 66; pl. 4.24-27. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 5.10m; p. 67. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♀ (genitalia)
Depressaria alienella
Gary Kessler
Depressaria alienella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Depressaria alienella
18mm – Jim Vargo

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