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Crambidae
800720.005299Acentria ephemerella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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Description/
Field Marks:
Females are wingless and aquatic.
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Synonymy: Tinea ephemerella [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Acentropus badensis Nolcken, 1869
Setina ephemera Hübner, 1819
Acentropus garnonsii Curtis, 1834
Acentropus germanicus Nolcken, 1869
Zancle hansoni Stephens, 1833
Acentropus latipennis Möschler, 1860
Acentropus newae Kolenati, 1858
Phryganea nivea Olivier, 1791
Acentropus niveus Stephens, 1834
Acentria nivosa Stephens, 1829
Bombyx phryganea Hübner, 1809
Bombyx sembris Hübner, 1809
Taxonomic Notes: Acentria ephemerella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), introduced from Europe, includes as a synonym 5299 Acentria nivea (Olivier, 1791), Neue Entomologische Nachrichten, 12: 1-157.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acentria ephemerella
© Marcie O'Connor
Acentria ephemerella
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Acentria ephemerella
© M. J. Hatfield
Acentria ephemerella
© Van Truan
Acentria ephemerella
LG – © David Lawrie
Acentria ephemerella
14mm – © Charles D. Bird
Acentria ephemerella
© Jim Vargo

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