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Batrachedridae
421672.001408Batrachedra concitata Meyrick, 1928

John Schneider [T]
Distribution: The large photo was taken near Houston, Texas, well east of the previously reported range for this species. It might represent a very similar but undescribed species.
Type Locality: Fort Davis, TX; Bent, NM.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Hodges, 1966: 608; figs. 10, 48, 90, 117.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Batrachedra concitata Meyrick, 1928
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., 1966. Review of New World Species of Batrachedra, with Description of Three New Genera (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 92(4): 585-651.
  • Meyrick, E., 1928. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 3(13): 395.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Batrachedra concitata
16mm – Jim Vargo

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