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330168.000644Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860)

Mark Dreiling
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Synonymy: Gracilaria violacella Clemens, 1860
Gracilaria desmodifoliella Clemens, 1865
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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
Caloptilia violacella
Richard Leung
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Steve Scott
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Bob Patterson
Caloptilia violacella
Marie Schmidt
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Carol Wolf
Caloptilia violacella
10mm – Jim Vargo
Caloptilia violacella
Caloptilia violacella
Marie Schmidt

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