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80a0681 – 5524   Hypsopygia costalis (Fabricius, 1775)
             Clover Hayworm

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Synonymy: Phalaena costalis Fabricius, 1775
Pyralis fimbrialis [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Pyralis hyllalis Walker, 1859
Hypsopygia lugens Rebel, 1903
Tortrix purpurana Thunberg, 1784
Asopia rubrocilialis Staudinger, 1870
Hypsopygia syriaca Zerny, 1914
  • 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. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 24.36f; p. 186. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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