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59a0136 – 0922   Depressaria radiella (Goeze, 1783)
             Parsnip Webworm

- gen. - Glenn Fine
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Synonymy: Tinea radiella Goeze, 1783
Depressaria caucasica Christoph, 1877
Phalaena heraclei Retzius, 1783
Phalaena heracliana of authors not Linnaeus, 1758
Depressaria ontariella Bethune, 1870
Haemilis pastinacella Duponchel, 1838
Depressaria sphondiliella Bruand, 1851
Taxonomic Notes: Depressaria radiella (Goeze, 1783) is a replacement name for Depressaria pastinacella (Duponchel, 1838), Nota Lepidopterologica. 28(3): 177-192.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 64; pl. 4.12-13. order or free PDF
  • Karsholt, O., A.L. Lvovsky, & C. Nielsen, 2004. A new species of Agonopterix feeding on giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) in the Caucasus, with a discussion of the nomenclature of A. heracliana (Linnaeus) (Depressariidae). Nota Lepidopterologica, 28(3): 177-192.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 5.8m; p. 66. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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- gen. - LG - Glenn Fine
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