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931122 – 8983.1   Meganola phylla (Dyar, 1898)
             Coastal Plain Meganola

Ken Childs
Distribution: Type locality: Long Island, NY; Washington D.C.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Nola phylla Dyar, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: Meganola phylla was a subsp. of 8983 Meganola minuscula
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1898. New American Moths and Synonymical Notes. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 6: 43.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Meganola phylla
Randy Newman
Meganola phylla
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Meganola phylla
Steve Scott
Meganola phylla
Ali Iyoob
Meganola phylla
John Maxwell
Meganola phylla
17mm – Jim Vargo
Meganola phylla
Yurika Alexander LG
on young black oak leaf

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