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Erebidae
930183.1 – 8066.1   Cisthene schwarziorum (Dyar, 1899)
             Schwarz's Lichen Moth

Charles W. Melton
Distribution: USA: AZ.
Type locality: Oracle, AZ.
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Synonymy: Ozodania schwarziorum Dyar, 1899
Taxonomic Notes: Cisthene schwarziorum (Dyar, 1899), n. stat., formerly a subspecies of Cisthene tenuifascia Harvey, 1875, is raised to full species (Schmidt in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAC4271
  • Dyar, H.G., 1899. A new Lithosian. Psyche, 8: 359-360.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Sexton, C., & H. McGuinness, 2017. Identification of lichen moths in the genus Cisthene in the central and eastern U.S. Southern Lepidopterists' News, (39(4): 309-322.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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