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Scythrididae
421695.001657.3Arotrura divaricata (Braun, 1923)
Distribution Data for Arotrura divaricata
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Distribution: CA, southern UT, CO, AZ and NM
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Taxonomic Notes: Arotrura divaricata (Braun, 1923), formerly in the genus Scythris, is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, Mem. Ent. Soc. Canada, 160: 68.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Landry, J.-F., 1991. Systematics of Nearctic Scythrididae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea): phylogeny and classification of supraspecific taxa, with a review of described species. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 123(S160): 3-341.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 6.34f; p. 79. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Arotrura divaricata
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