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59a0224 – 1011   Antaeotricha schlaegeri (Zeller, 1854)
             Schlaeger's Fruitworm

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality: New York.
Similar Species:
  • Antaeotricha leucillana
  • Antaeotricha lindseyi
  • Antaeotricha baboquivariensis
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cryptolechia schlaegeri Zeller, 1854
Cryptolechia metaphaeella Walker, 1854
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Duckworth, W.D., 1964. North American Stenomidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 116(3495): 29.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 4.41f; p. 65. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zeller, P.C., 1954. Die Depressarien und einige ihne nahe stehende gattungen. Linnaea entomologica : Zeitschrift herausgegeben von dem Entomologischen Vereine in Stettin., 9: 372.
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
Bob Patterson
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
John Himmelman
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
Charles Melton
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
Charles Melton [T]
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
25mm – Jim Vargo
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
LG(cc) Miss. Ent. Mus.
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
Canadian National Collection LG

Antaeotricha schlaegeri
George Smiley LG
on Quercus palustris
Antaeotricha schlaegeri
George Smiley LG
on Quercus palustris

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