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Cosmopterigidae
420367.001486Cosmopterix minutella (Beutenmüller, 1889)

[T] - © Graham Montgomery
Description/
Field Marks:
See Koster (2010)
Genitalia: See Koster (2010)
Similar Species:
  • 1481 Cosmopterix callichalca
  • 1485 Cosmopterix quadrilineella
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cosmopteryx minutella Beutenmüller, 1889
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. 33; pl. 2.43. 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 ♂
Cosmopterix minutella
[T] - © Carol Wolf
Cosmopterix minutella
[T] - © Carol Wolf
Cosmopterix minutella
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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