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80a1161 – 4789   Cliniodes ostreonalis (Grote, 1882)
             Oystershell Metrea Moth
Distribution Data for Cliniodes ostreonalis
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Synonymy: Metrea ostreonalis Grote, 1882
Botys urticaloides Fyles, 1894
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E., 1972. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae (part), Odontiinae, Glaphryiinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 13.1B: 140, order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Cliniodes ostreonalis
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Cliniodes ostreonalis
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Cliniodes ostreonalis
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