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Depressariidae
420169.000962Ethmia umbrimarginella Busck, 1907
Distribution Data for Ethmia umbrimarginella
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Distribution: Type locality: Las Cruces, NM.
Similar Species:
  • Ethmia lassenella Busck, 1908, is smaller (wingspread = ~20mm vs. ~17-18mm) and lacks a longitudinal orange streak extending centrally from base to end of cell.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ethmia umbrimarginella Busck, 1907
References
  • Busck, A., 1907. New American Tineina. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 8(3-4): 94.
  • Busck, A., 1907. New American Tineina. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 8(3-4): 94.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 5.19f; p. 68. Book Review and ordering
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂ (genitalia)
Ethmia umbrimarginella
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Ethmia umbrimarginella
- holotype - LG – holotype - (cc) U. S. National Museum

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