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Pterophoridae
460073.006101Trichoptilus pygmaeus Walsingham, 1880 – Pygmy Plume Moth
Distribution Data for Trichoptilus pygmaeus
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Synonymy: Trichoptilus pygmaeus Walsingham, 1880
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.8m; p. 118. Book Review and ordering
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1880. Pterophoridae of California and Oregon. John Van Voorst, London, p. 64.
Trichoptilus pygmaeus
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Trichoptilus pygmaeus
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