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53a0022 – 2659   Inguromorpha basalis (Walker, 1856)
             Black-lined Carpenterworm

Jason D. Roberts
Distribution: Holotype: Florida.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cossus basalis Walker, 1856
Inguromorpha slossonae Edwards, 1888
Inguromorpha slossoni Edwards, 1888
Inguromorpha slossonii Edwards, 1891
  • 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 BugGuide.Net
Inguromorpha basalis
Parker Backstrom
Inguromorpha basalis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Inguromorpha basalis
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