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80a0071 – 5650   Decaturia pectinalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912

Charles Melton
Distribution: Type locality: "San Diego, Calif.; Redington, Ariz."
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Synonymy: Decaturia pectinalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W.M. & J.H. McDunnough, 1912. Fifty new species; notes on the genus Alpheias. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 1(5): 41; pl. 3, fig. 14
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 24.43m; p. 186. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Decaturia pectinalis
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Decaturia pectinalis
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