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420594.00 – 2211   Polyhymno luteostrigella Chambers, 1874
             Yellow Striped Polyhymno

Scott Justice
Distribution: Type locality: Texas.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Partridge Pea, Chamaecrista fasciculata, (Busck 1900:236).
Field Marks:
Wingspan: 3/8" [~9.5mm] (Chambers 1874).
Similar Species:
  • Polyhymno acaciella Busck, [1901] 1900
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Polyhymno luteostrigella Chambers, 1874
Polyhymno fuscostrigella Chambers, 1876
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Busck, A., 1900. New American Tineina. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(4): 236.
  • Chambers, V.T., 1874. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist, 6: 247.
  • 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
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