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830001 – 7659   Lacosoma chiridota Grote, 1864
             Scalloped Sack-bearer Moth

- Tom Murray
Field Marks:
Sexually dimorphic; males are darker with scalloping of the outer wing margins much reduced.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Lacosoma chiridota Grote, 1864
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Franclemont, J. G., 1973. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1: p. 9; pl. 3.3-5. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Lacosoma chiridota
- Mark Dreiling
Lacosoma chiridota
- Marvin & Jo Smith
Lacosoma chiridota
- Steve Walter
Lacosoma chiridota
- Carol Wolf
Lacosoma chiridota
- 30mm – Jim Vargo
Lacosoma chiridota
- 24mm – Jim Vargo
Lacosoma chiridota
McGuire Center LG

Lacosoma chiridota
McGuire Center LG

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