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51a0545 – 2776   Olethreutes furfuranum (McDunnough, 1922)
             Woolly-backed Moth
Distribution Data for Olethreutes furfuranum
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Distribution: Holotype: Ottow, ON.
Paratype: Meach Lake, QC.
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Synonymy: Exartema furfuranum McDunnough, 1922
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 60.35. (out of print)
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1922. Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection. The Canadian Entomologist, 54(2): 38.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Olethreutes furfuranum
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Olethreutes furfuranum
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Olethreutes furfuranum
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