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931184 – 8899   Pseudeva purpurigera (Walker, 1858)
             Straight-lined Looper

Ian Maton
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Deva purpurigera Walker, 1858
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine, J. D. & R. W. Poole, 1991. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1: p. 69; pl. 1.37-38. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 49.31m; p. 278. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Pseudeva purpurigera
Nelson Poirier
Pseudeva purpurigera
Robin McLeod
Pseudeva purpurigera
CO - LG – C.P. Gillette Museum
Pseudeva purpurigera
Gary Anweiler
Pseudeva purpurigera
26mm – Jim Vargo
Pseudeva purpurigera
Canadian National Collection LG

Pseudeva purpurigera
Tom Murray

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