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53a0030 – 2694   Prionoxystus macmurtrei (Boisduval, in: Guérin-Méneville, 1829)
             Little Carpenterworm

© Mark Dreiling - DNA
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cossus macmurtrei Boisduval, in: Guérin-Méneville, 1829
Cossus querciperda Fitch, 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)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
© Bill Evans
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
© Bob Patterson
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
© Aubrey Scott
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
© Tom Murray
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
© Ken Childs
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
48mm – © Jim Vargo
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
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