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80a1479 – 5446   Thaumatopsis crenulatella Kearfott, 1908

Charles W. Melton
Distribution: Holotype: Baboquivaria Mountains, Pima Co., AZ.
Field Marks:
Male has serrate antennae heavily ciliated and without pectination. The teeth are sub-quadrate and are up to 1-1/2 times thickness of the stalk. See original description and illustration in Kearfott (1908).
Similar Species:
  • Thaumatopsis repandus (Grote, 1880)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Thaumatopsis crenulatella Kearfott, 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.
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1908. Descriptions of new species of North American crambid moths. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 35 (1649): 389.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Thaumatopsis crenulatella
- hototype - LG – Bernard Landry
Thaumatopsis crenulatella
- hototype - LG – Bernard Landry

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