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59a0321 – 1615   Walshia miscecolorella (Chambers, 1875)
             Sweetclover Root Borer

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Laverna miscecolorella Chambers, 1875, emend.
Laverna miscecalonella Chambers, 1875, incorr. orig. spelling.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1875. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist, 7: 34(original description), 51 (emendation).
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 124; pl. 1.63, 4.53-59. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 7.27f, 7.28m; p. 84. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Walshia miscecolorella
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Walshia miscecolorella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Walshia miscecolorella
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Walshia miscecolorella
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