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300181 – 0426   Tineola bisselliella (Hummel, 1823)
             Webbing Clothes Moth

[T] - © Tom Murray
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tinea bisselliella Hummel, 1823
Tineola anaphecola Gozmány, 1970
Tinea crinella Sodoffsky, 1830
Tinea destructor Stephens, 1825
Tinea flavifrontella Thunberg, 1794
Tineola furciferella Zagulajev, 1954
Tinea lanariella Clemens, 1859
  • 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)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 2.22f; p. 48. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Tineola bisselliella
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Tineola bisselliella
[T] - © Tom Murray
Tineola bisselliella
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