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360049.002376Ypsolopha dentiferella (Walsingham, 1881)

Chris Kotzer
Distribution: Type locality: Mount Shasta, CA.
Similar Species:
  • Powell & Opler (2009) suggest that Ypsolopha dentiferella, frustella and canariella may be conspecific. BOLD mtDNA data seems to support that conjecture. As of 2016, the BIN group, BOLD:AAC0506, contains all three species with all three placed randomly in the TaxonID Tree.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cerostoma dentiferella Walsingham, 1881
Ypsolopha dentiferella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Ypsolopha dentiferella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Ypsolopha dentiferella
20mm – Jim Vargo

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