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Heliodinidae
360244.002499Aetole extraneella (Walsingham, 1881)

Lisa S. Couper
Distribution: Type locality: Pitt River, CA.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Hsu & Powell (2004)
Genitalia: See Hsu & Powell (2004)
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Aetole extraneella (Walsingham, 1881) was formerly in the genus Heliodines, Univ. Calif. Publ. Entom., 124: 1-158.
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.
  • Hsu, Y-F. & J.A. Powell, 2004. Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). University of California Publications in Entomology, 124: 1-158.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 11.45f; p. 111. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, T. de G., 1881. On some North American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1881: 323.
Aetole extraneella
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