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930128 – 7952   Symmerista canicosta Franclemont, 1946
             Red-humped Oakworm

- gen. - Tom Murray
Distribution: Canada: NS west to MB; USA: ME south to SC and west to eastern ND and MO - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality: New Brighton, PA.
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Synonymy: Symmerista canicosta Franclemont, 1946
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 210; pl. A-20, figs. 25-27; pl. 64, fig. 3 (♂ gen.); pl. 76, fig. 8 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 91, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-21, figs. 9, 10 (larva). - order
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Symmerista canicosta
- Ken Childs
Symmerista canicosta
35mm – Jim Vargo
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Bev Wigney

Symmerista canicosta
Charles Lewallen

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John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Symmerista canicosta
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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