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Pterophoridae
460005.006109Platyptilia carduidactylus (Riley, 1869) – Artichoke Plume Moth

M. J. Hatfield
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Synonymy: Pterophorus carduidactylus Riley, 1869
Platyptilia cardui Zeller, 1873
Platyptilia hesperis Grinnell, 1908
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Matthews, D.L. & C.V. Covell, 2021. Common Names Of North American Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 43(2): 123-148.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.23f; p. 119. Book Review and ordering
  • Riley, C.V., 1869. First annual report on the noxious, beneficial and other insects, of the state of Missouri., 1: 180.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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