Triodia mlokossevitschi

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Triodia mlokossevitschi
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T. mlokossevitschi
Binomial name
Triodia mlokossevitschi
(Romanoff, 1884) [1]
Synonyms
  • Hepialus mlokossevitschiRomanoff, 1884
  • Hepialus mlocossewitschiPfitzner, 1912

Triodia mlokossevitschi is a species of moth belonging to the family Hepialidae. It was described by Romanoff in 1884, and is known from Armenia.

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References

  1. Nielsen, Ebbe S.; Robinson, Gaden S.; Wagner, David L. (2000). "Ghost-moths of the world: a global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea) (Lepidoptera )" (PDF). Journal of Natural History. 34 (6): 823–878. doi:10.1080/002229300299282. S2CID   86004391.