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91a0618 – 7031   Nemoria catachloa (Hulst, 1898)

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Field Marks:
Typically has abdomen with 4 pale spots; foreleg not red interrupted by white; fringe whitish colored with red along veins and bordered both inwardly and outwardly by red; female labial palpus short as in male.
Similar Species:
  • Nemoria lixaria (Guenée, [1858]) typically has abdomen with 3 pale spots (not 4); foreleg often red interrupted by white; fringe lacks outer red line; female labial palpus long.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Aplodes catachloa Hulst, 1898
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1985. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 18.1: p. 36; pl. 2.10-12. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Nemoria catachloa
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Nemoria catachloa
18mm – © Jim Vargo

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