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59a0971 – 2093   Chionodes mediofuscella (Clemens, 1863)
             Black-smudged Chionodes

John Davis
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Gelechia mediofuscella Clemens, 1863
Depressaria fuscoochrella Chambers, 1872
Gelechia liturosella Zeller, 1873
Gelechia rhedaria Meyrick, 1923
Gelechia vagella Walker, 1864
  • 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)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1999. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.6, p. 131; pl. 2.43-45. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 9.5m; p. 94. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Chionodes mediofuscella
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Mark Dreiling - DNA
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Ken Childs
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Eric LaGasa & WSDA
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CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
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15mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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