Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Cosmopterix callichalca (Meyrick, 1922)

Family: Cosmopterigidae
Subfamily: Cosmopteriginae
Identification: See Koster (2010), Zool. Med. 84(10): 298; figs. 23, 125, 208, 311.
Wing Span: 0.62-1.14 cm
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Range: Records from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, and Texas.
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Taxonomy Notes: Cosmopterix callichalca Meyrick, 1922 includes as a synonym Cosmopterix dicacula Hodges 1962 [1481], Zool. Med. 84(10): 298.
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