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36a0135 – 2429   Kessleria parnassiae (Braun, 1940)
Distribution Data for Kessleria parnassiae
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Distribution: Type locality: Hoh Lake, Olympic Mountains, WA.
Field Marks:
See Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc., 66(4): 277.
Genitalia: See Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc., 66(4): 281, figs. 1, 2.
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Synonymy: Zelleria parnassiae Braun, 1940
Taxonomic Notes: Kessleria parnassiae (Braun, 1940) was in Zelleria.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Braun, A.F., 1940. Notes and New Species in the Yponomeutoid Group (Microlepidoptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 66(4): 277.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Kessleria parnassiae
holotype - LG – Aaron Hunt
Kessleria parnassiae
Paratype - LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)

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