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Gelechiidae
420905.002080.2Chionodes tarmes Hodges, 1999

Tim Reichard
Distribution: Canada: QC, ON; USA: ME to MI south to NY, IL and in the Appalachians south to NC.
Holotype: Allegan Co., MI.
Similar Species:
  • Chionodes franclemonti Hodges, 1999 lacks a hair pencil in the anal area of the hindwing found in tarmes.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Chionodes tarmes Hodges, 1999
Taxonomic Notes: Chionodes tarmes Hodges, 1999, n. sp., MONA Fascicle 7.6.
References
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • 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., 1999. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.6, p. 66; pl. 4.5. order
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂
Chionodes tarmes
- Tim Reichard
Chionodes tarmes
19mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Chionodes tarmes
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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