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930156 – 8304   Dasychira plagiata (Walker, 1865)
             Northern Pine Tussock Moth

© Nelson Poirier
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Edema plagiata Walker, 1865
Olene interposita Dyar, 1911
Olene montana Beutenmüller, 1903
Olene pini Dyar, 1911
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 22.2: p. 51; pl. 6.10-31. order or free PDF
  • 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
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Dasychira plagiata
© Jason Dombroskie
Dasychira plagiata
© Marcin Roguski
Dasychira plagiata
© Bob Moul
Dasychira plagiata
- 39mm – © Jim Vargo
Dasychira plagiata
- 33mm – © Jim Vargo
Dasychira plagiata
© Canadian National Collection LG

Dasychira plagiata
© Jason Dombroskie

Dasychira plagiata
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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