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Gelechiidae
420454.002258Hypatima zesticopa (Meyrick, 1929)

DNA - Ann Hendrickson
Distribution: AZ, TX, NM.
Type Locality: Texas, Alpine, Fort Davis; New Mexico, Bent.
Similar Species:
  • As of 1/1/2021, H. zesticopa is the only described species in the genus found in North America and is apparently represented by BIN Group ACL2105 at BOLD. Two other BINs, AAG0033 and AAM8615, appear to refer to cryptic species.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Chelaria zesticopa Meyrick, 1929
References
Hypatima zesticopa
f. – SangMi Lee
Hypatima zesticopa
m. – SangMi Lee

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