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16a0071 – 0114.1   Acalyptris lotella (Wagner, 1987)

Steve Nanz - A. cf. lotella
Distribution: Holotype: Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge, Contra Costa Co., CA.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Microcalyptris lotella Wagner, 1987
Taxonomic Notes: Acalyptris lotella Wagner, 1987, n. sp., Pan-Pacific Entom., v. 63, no. 3, p. 278-283.
  • 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. 1.14f; p. 38. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wagner, D.L., 1987. A new Microcalyptris species from California (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 63(3): 278-283.
Acalyptris lotella
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