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51a0719 – 2889   Retinia comstockiana Fernald, 1879
             Pitch Twig Moth

Tom Murray
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Retinia comstockiana Fernald, 1879
  • 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. 87.98. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Retinia comstockiana
Hugh McGuinness
Retinia comstockiana
Hugh McGuinness
Retinia comstockiana
Ken Childs
Retinia comstockiana
18mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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