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420377.001497Cosmopterix floridanella (Beutenmüller, 1889)

© Ken Childs
Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cosmopteryx floridanella Beutenmüller, 1889
Cosmopteryx nigrapunctella Busck, 1900
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 37; pl. 3.14. order
  • Koster, J.C., 2010. The genera Cosmopterix Hübner and Pebobs Hodges in the New World with special attention to the Neotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 84(10): 251-575.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂
Cosmopterix floridanella
© Carol Wolf
Cosmopterix floridanella
© Ken Childs
Cosmopterix floridanella
© Ken Childs
Cosmopterix floridanella
© Ken Childs
Cosmopterix floridanella
9mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Cosmopterix floridanella
8mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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