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300011 – 0441   Cryptothelea nigrita (Barnes & McDunnough, 1913)
             Nigrita Bagworm

Carol Wolf
Similar Species:
  • 0441 C. nigrita & 0442 C. gloverii are difficult to separate using observable characteristics and may require close examination of the antennae.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Manatha nigrita Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cryptothelea nigrita
Jeff Hollenbeck
Cryptothelea nigrita
Bob Patterson
Cryptothelea nigrita
Machele White
Cryptothelea nigrita
16mm – Jim Vargo
Cryptothelea nigrita
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