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931292 – 9051   "Lithacodia" musta (Grote & Robinson, 1868)
             Small Mossy Lithacodia

Maury Heiman
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Synonymy: Erastria musta Grote & Robinson, 1868
Taxonomic Notes: "Lithacodia" musta (Grote & Robinson, 1868) is provisionally placed in the genus Lithacodia, ZooKeys. 40: 133.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths

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