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930483 – 8334.1   Idia occidentalis (Smith, 1884)

- Jim Eckert
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Synonymy: Helia occidentalis Smith, 1884
Epizeuxis partitalis Smith, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Idia occidentalis (Smith, 1884), formerly treated as a subspecies of 8334 Idia lubricalis (Geyer, 1832), is elevated to full species status in Mustelin (2006), Zootaxa, 1278: 5.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Mustelin, T., 2006. Taxonomy of southern California Erebidae and Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of twenty one new species. Zootaxa, 1278: 1-47.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 42.33m; p. 254. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Idia occidentalis
- Charles Melton - [T]
Idia occidentalis
- Steve Morris
Idia occidentalis
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Idia occidentalis
- 39mm – Jim Vargo
Idia occidentalis
- 38mm – Jim Vargo

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