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Pterophoridae
460149.006231Hellinsia catalinae (Grinnell, 1908) – Santa Catalina Island Plume
Distribution Data for Hellinsia catalinae
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Synonymy: Pterophorus catalinae Grinnell, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Hellinsia catalinae (Grinnell, 1908) is listed in the genus Oidaematophorus in Gielis (2003) and the 1983 Hodges Checklist and in the genus Hellinsia, (unpublished MS) in Matthews (2016), www.plumemoth.com, accessed May, 2017.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gielis, C., 2003. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 4: 1-198.
  • Matthews, D.L., 2016. Pterophoridae of North America - "Plume Moths". Online self-published. website
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