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110011 – 0031   Korscheltellus gracilis (Grote, [1865])
             Conifer Swift Moth

John Davis
Distribution: Type locality: Quebec.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hepialus gracilis Grote, [1865]
Hepialus furcatus Grote, 1883
Hepialus labradoriensis Packard, [1865] 1864
Hepialus mustelinus Packard, [1865] 1864
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Grote, A.R., 1864. Descriptions of North American Lepidoptera, No. 5. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3: 522; pl. 5, fig. 4.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Korscheltellus gracilis
John Davis
Korscheltellus gracilis
Jason Dombroskie
Korscheltellus gracilis
Jason Dombroskie
Korscheltellus gracilis
Gary Anweiler
Korscheltellus gracilis
31mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Korscheltellus gracilis
28mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum

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