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59a0817 – 1893   Prolita pagella (Hodges, 1966)

Dwaine Wagoner
Distribution: Type locality: Fort Valley, 7350 ft., 7K mi. NW Flagstaff, Coconino Co., AZ
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Lita pagella Hodges, 1966
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hodges, R.W., 1966. Revision of nearctic Gelechiidae, I. The Lita group (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Proceedings of the United States National Museum., 119(3547): 21; figs. 19, 20, 84, 145, 187, 188.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂ (genitalia)
Prolita pagella
Dwaine Wagoner
Prolita pagella
22mm – Jim Vargo
Prolita pagella
LG(cc) Miss. Ent. Mus.
Prolita pagella
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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