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51a0434 – 3743   Platynota exasperatana (Zeller, 1876)
             Exasperating Platynota

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Synonymy: Tortrix exasperatana Zeller, 1876
Sparganothis scotiana McDunnough, 1961
Taxonomic Notes: Platynota exasperatana: Includes as a synonym Platynota scotiana [3742].
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & J. W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1: p. 120; pl. E.11-16. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
Platynota exasperatana
- © Machele White
Platynota exasperatana
- © Nolie Schneider
Platynota exasperatana
- © Dallas Hudson
Platynota exasperatana
- © Carol Wolf
Platynota exasperatana
- © Ken Childs
Platynota exasperatana
- © Ken Childs
Platynota exasperatana
- 13mm – © Jim Vargo
Platynota exasperatana
- 17mm – © U. S. National Museum
Platynota exasperatana
- 15mm – © U. S. National Museum
Platynota exasperatana
- 12mm – © U. S. National Museum

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