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460148.006184Hellinsia brucei (Fernald, 1898) – Bruce's Plume Moth
Distribution Data for Hellinsia brucei
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Synonymy: Pterophorus brucei Fernald, 1898
Pterophorus chionastes Meyrick, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Hellinsia brucei (Fernald, 1898) is listed in the genus Oidaematophorus in Gielis (2003) and the 1983 Hodges Checklist and in the genus Hellinsia, (unpublished MS) in Matthews (2016),, accessed May, 2017.
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  • Fernald, C.H., 1898. The Pterophoridae of North America. Hatch Experiment Station of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, p. 42.
  • Gielis, C., 2003. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 4: 1-198.
  • Matthews, D.L., 2016. Pterophoridae of North America - "Plume Moths". Online self-published. website
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hellinsia brucei
23mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Hellinsia brucei
– Texas Lepidoptera Survey

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