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6204333740Platynota idaeusalis – Tufted Apple Budmoth – (Walker, 1859)

© David Reed
Similar Species: Platynota rostrana and P. flavedana are similar. The two species can be distinguished easily from each other by the scaling on the head - with a complex “hood” in rostrana, a simple one in flavedana - difficult to see well in photographs. See Platynota comparisons for larger photos and comparison with P. idaeusalis. ~ contributed by John Brown
References
Platynota idaeusalis
© Tom Bentley
Platynota idaeusalis
© Randy Newman
Platynota idaeusalis
© Scott Justis
Platynota idaeusalis
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Platynota idaeusalis
© Carol Wolf
Platynota idaeusalis
© Ken Childs
Platynota idaeusalis
© Gary Anweiler
Platynota idaeusalis
17mm – © Jim Vargo
Platynota idaeusalis
21mm – © Jim Vargo
Platynota idaeusalis
19mm – U. S. National Museum
Platynota idaeusalis
19mm – U. S. National Museum
Platynota idaeusalis
18mm – U. S. National Museum
Platynota idaeusalis
© Ted Kropiewnicki


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