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930160.008308Orgyia antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758) – Rusty Tussock Moth

Nolie Schneider
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena antiqua Linnaeus, 1758
Orgyia nova Fitch, 1863
Orgyia badia Edwards, 1874
Orgyia argillacea Ferguson, 1978
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 22.2: p. 61; pl. 8.58-71, A.7. order
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 49.16f, 49.17m; p. 276. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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