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21a0045 – 0200.1   Prodoxus decipiens Riley, 1880
             Bogus Yucca Moth

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Field Marks:
See Moths of North Carolina.
Similar Species:
  • See Tegeticula yuccasella
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Prodoxus decipiens Riley, 1880
Taxonomic Notes: Prodoxus decipiens Riley, 1880 is elevated from synonymy of 0200 Prodoxus quinquepunctella (eastern form).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Prodoxus decipiens
Jim McClarin
Prodoxus decipiens
Jim McClarin
Prodoxus decipiens
Randy Newman
Prodoxus decipiens
Steve Scott
Prodoxus decipiens
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