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Ypsolophidae
360035.002351Euceratia castella Walsingham, 1881

John Davis
Distribution: Type locality: San Francisco and Mount Shasta, CA.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Sohn & Powell, 2015: 132; figs. 6-8, 15, 18.
Genitalia: See Sohn & Powell, 2015: 132; figs. 6-8, 15, 18.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 11.14m; p. 108. Book Review and ordering
  • Sohn, J.C. & J.A. Powell, 2015. Review of Euceratia Walsingham (Lepidoptera, Ypsolophidae) with description of a new species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 69(2): 131-139.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, T. de G., 1881. On some North American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1881: 310.
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