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Limacodidae
57a0058 – 4659   Packardia geminata (Packard, 1864)
             Jeweled Tailed Slug Moth

Tom Bentley
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Synonymy: Cyrtosia geminata Packard, 1864
Cyrtosia albipunctata Packard, 1864
Packardia goodelli McDunnough, 1939
Packardia goodellii Grote, 1880
Cyrtosia ocellata Grote, 1865
Taxonomic Notes: Packardia geminata (Packard, 1864) includes as synonyms Packard ocellata (Grote, 1865) (formerly a subspecies of geminata) and Packardia albipunctata (Packard, 1864) in Epstein & Fiesler in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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