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Cosmopterigidae
420365.001484Cosmopterix chisosensis Hodges, 1978

© Jason M. Crockwell
Distribution: TX, AZ, MS and Argentina
Type locality: TX
Description/
Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
Similar Species:
  • 1483 Cosmopterix opulenta - dissection required.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cosmopterix chisosensis Hodges, 1978
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 31; pl. 6.2. order
  • Koster, J.C., 2010. The genera Cosmopterix Hübner and Pebobs Hodges in the New World with special attention to the Neotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 84(10): 251-575.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂ (genitalia)
Cosmopterix chisosensis
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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