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63a0074 – 6104   Megalorhipida leucodactylus (Fabricius, 1794)
             Spiderling Plume Moth
Distribution Data for Megalorhipida leucodactylus
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Synonymy: Pterophorus leucodactylus Fabricius, 1794
Trichoptilus adelphodes Meyrick, 1887
Trichoptilus centetes Meyrick, 1886
Trichoptilus compsochares Meyrick, 1886
Pterophorus congrualis Walker, 1864
Pterophorus defectalis Walker, 1864
Trichoptilus derelictus Meyrick, 1926
Aciptilia hawaiiensis Butler, 1881
Trichoptilus ochrodactylus Fish, 1881
Pterophorus oxydactylus Walker, 1864
Megalorrhipida palaestinensis Amsel, 1935
Trichoptilus ralumensis Pagenstecher, 1900
Trichoptilus subtilis Rebel, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Megalorhipida leucodactylus (Fabricius, 1794) includes as a synonym 6104 Megalorhipida defectalis (Walker, 1864).
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Megalorhipida leucodactylus
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Megalorhipida leucodactylus
Dennis Profant
Megalorhipida leucodactylus
14mm – Jim Vargo
Megalorhipida leucodactylus
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