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59a0811 – 1883   Prolita barnesiella (Busck, 1903)

[T] Van Truan
Distribution: Type locality: Colorado
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia barnesiella Busck, 1903
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1903. A Revision of the American Moths of the Family Gelechiidae, with Descriptions of New Species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 25(1304): 875.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Syntype ♂ (genitalia)
Prolita barnesiella
22mm – Jim Vargo
Prolita barnesiella
f. – SangMi Lee
Prolita barnesiella
m. – SangMi Lee
Prolita barnesiella
- Syntype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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