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36a0127 – 2424   Zelleria arizonica Braun, 1940

Charles W. Melton
Distribution: Possibly throughout western US and Canada.Type locality: Flagstaff, AZ
Field Marks:
Wingspan: 16-17.5 mm. See Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc., 66(4): 279.
Genitalia: See Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc., 66(4): 281; figs. 3, 3a, 4.
Similar Species:
  • Zelleria haimbachi Busck, 1915 is smaller, wingspan: 12 mm. Size may not be diagnostic.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Zelleria arizonica Braun, 1940
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ABZ7291 (arizonica and western haimbachi).
  • Braun, A.F., 1940. Notes and New Species in the Yponomeutoid Group (Microlepidoptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 66(4): 279.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Zelleria arizonica
Marcia Morris
Zelleria arizonica
- Paratype - LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)

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