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80a0032 – 5567   Arta epicoenalis Ragonot, 1891

© Charles Melton
Type locality (epicoenalis): Arizona.
Type locality (beatifica): USA, California, San Gabriel Mountains, 3000 ft.
Type locality (descansalis): USA.
Similar Species:
  • Arta brevivalvalis Cashatt, 2013 is best separated by dissection.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Arta epicoenalis Ragonot, 1891
Xantippe beatifica Dyar, 1921
Xantippides descansalis Dyar, 1908
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 24.44m; p. 187. Book Review and ordering
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1891. Essai sur la classification des Pyralites. Annales de la Société entomologique de France, 6(10): 536.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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