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621181.00 – 3273   Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana (Kearfott, 1907)
             Filigreed Moth

Sam Houston
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Proteopteryx pennsylvaniana Kearfott, 1907
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 149.240. (out of print)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana
Bob Patterson
Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana
Hugh McGuinness
Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana
Mark Dreiling
Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana
Ken Childs
Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana
Ken Childs
Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana
15mm – Jim Vargo
Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana
16mm – U. S. National Museum

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