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80a0461 – 5915   Maricopa lativittella (Ragonot, 1887)

- DNA - gen. - Ann Hendrickson
Distribution: Type locality (lativittella): Arizona.
Type locality (aureomaculella): Bremond, TX.
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Synonymy: Ciris lativittella Ragonot, 1887
Zophodia aureomaculella Dyar, 1904
Taxonomic Notes: Maricopa lativittella (Ragonot, 1887) includes as a synonym aureomaculella (Dyar, 1904) in Heinrich (1956) who did note slight differences in both male an female genitalia.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AEV4136 (Maricopa from TX)
  • Dyar, H.G., 1904. New Lepidoptera from the United States. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 12(2): 107.
  • Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin United States National Museum, 207: 192; figs. 434, 435 (m. gen.), 926, 927 (f. gen.).
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, 1-20 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Maricopa lativittella
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Maricopa lativittella
23mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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