WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

51a0119.1 – 3827   Phtheochroa waracana (Kearfott, 1907)
Distribution Data for Phtheochroa waracana
Large Map & Chart Report Errors About Maps
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hysterosia waracana Kearfott, 1907
Hysterosia dicax Meyrick, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Phtheochroa waracana: This species was number 3796 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Phtheochroa waracana
20mm – Jim Vargo
Phtheochroa waracana
U. S. National Museum

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone