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930219 – 8045.1   Crambidia pallida Packard, 1864
             Pale Lichen Moth

Carol Wolf
Distribution: Type locality: ♂ Mass.; ♀ Brunswick, ME.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Crambidia pallida Packard, 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.
  • Forbes, W.T.M., 1960. Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States Part IV. Agaristidae through Nymphalidae Including Butterflies. Cornell University Agriculture Experimental Station Memoirs, 371: 43.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Packard, A.S., 1864. Synopsis of the Bombycidae of the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3: 99.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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