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51a0710 – 2882   Rhyacionia frustrana (Comstock, 1880)
             Nantucket Pine Tip Moth

Carol Wolf
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Retinia frustrana Comstock, 1880
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Factsheet at Florida Featured Creatures.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 86.96. (out of print)
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Rhyacionia frustrana
Bob Patterson
Rhyacionia frustrana
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Rhyacionia frustrana
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Rhyacionia frustrana
Ken Childs
Rhyacionia frustrana
11mm – Jim Vargo
Rhyacionia frustrana
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