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Geometridae
91a1015 – 6616   Melanchroia chephise (Stoll, in: Cramer, [1782])
             White-tipped Black Moth

Tracy Palmer
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena chephise Cramer, 1782
Taxonomic Notes: Melanchroia chephise (Cramer, 1782), incorrectly listed in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist) with the genus spelling "Melanochroia", was corrected to Melanchroia in Parsons et al. (1999).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Melanchroia chephise
Alan Chin-Lee
Melanchroia chephise
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Melanchroia chephise
33mm – Jim Vargo
Melanchroia chephise
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Melanchroia chephise
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6th Instar
Melanchroia chephise
George Detrio

Melanchroia chephise
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2nd Instar
Melanchroia chephise
Alan Chin-Lee
1st Instar
Melanchroia chephise
Alan Chin-Lee

Melanchroia chephise
Alan Chin-Lee LG

Melanchroia chephise
John & Barbara Moerk LG

Melanchroia chephise
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