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Crambidae
800819.175465.17Vaxi nr. auratellus (Clemens, 1860)

Glenn Fine
Distribution: Shasta Valley north of Mt. Shasta to the central Sierra Nevada at middle elevation (Powell & Opler, 2009).
Similar Species:
  • Vaxi auratellus (Clemens, 1860) is not found in California.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Vaxi nr. auratellus (Clemens, 1860) is a an undescribed species "in the opinion of the late A. B. Kolts" (Powell & Opler, 2009).
References
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, 1-369 (Book Review and ordering).
Vaxi nr. auratellus
Glenn Fine
Vaxi nr. auratellus
Jim Moore
Vaxi nr. auratellus
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