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932444 – 9520   Achatodes zeae (Harris, 1841)
             Elder Shoot Borer

© David Reed
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Synonymy: Gortyna zeae Harris, 1841
Achatodes sandix Guenée, 1852
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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
Achatodes zeae
© Forest Barnas
Achatodes zeae
© Nolie Schneider
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© C. Van Den Broeke
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LG – © Jim Troubridge
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25mm – © Jim Vargo
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© Canadian National Collection LG

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