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Hepialidae
110014.000035Phymatopus californicus (Boisduval, 1868) – Lupine Ghost Moth

Gary McDonald
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hepialus californicus Boisduval, 1868
Hepialus baroni Behrens, 1876
Hepialus mendocinolus Behrens, 1876
Hepialus rectus Edwards, 1881
Hepialus sequoiolus Behrens, 1876
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 13.4m, 13.5f; p. 36. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Phymatopus californicus
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Phymatopus californicus
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Phymatopus californicus
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