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930178 – 8061   Cisthene kentuckiensis (Dyar, 1904)
             Kentucky Lichen Moth
Distribution Data for Cisthene kentuckiensis
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Synonymy: Illice kentuckiensis Dyar, 1904
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Sexton, C., & H. McGuinness, 2017. Identification of lichen moths in the genus Cisthene in the central and eastern U.S. Southern Lepidopterists' News, (39(4): 309-322.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cisthene kentuckiensis
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Cisthene kentuckiensis
Machele White
Cisthene kentuckiensis
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Cisthene kentuckiensis
Machele White
Cisthene kentuckiensis
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