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Aristotelia n. sp. - Aristotelia sp-six-sl

Aristotelia n. sp. - Aristotelia sp-six-sl
Dick Nichols District Park, sw, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
August 6, 2009
Det. Bob Patterson, 2011

at UV lights

Moved from Aristotelia.

1724.96 - Aristotelia n. sp.
SangMi Lee recognizes this undescribed species of which there are four specimens collected from Texas in Miss. Ent. Museum. We also have a photo by Arlene Ripley from SE Arizona that appears to be the same species, and one that is pretty close to this from my yard in Maryland last July (it might be a different new species very closely related to your moth).

Just sighted one in my yard i
Just sighted one in my yard in Austin, TX. What's that number (1724.96) in your post?


A. aranella?

Different species
The pinned specimen on that MPG page does look like arenella though. Back in the day, Bob Patterson made a number of pages on MPG for unidentified and undescribed species, and he made at least a few pages with multiple undescribed species in one genus. We’ll update MPG and make that page just for this species now that arenella has a name.

My error
Yes, the MPG page for 1764.96 had two different species shown. The spread image should have been removed earlier this year when the description of Aristotelia arenella was published.

Yeah, I sent a not to MPG abo
Yeah, I sent a note to MPG about that.

Thanks for raising the issue

Moved from Strobisia.

I don't recognize this particular species, but I believe this is something in Aristotelia.

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