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930171 – 8320   Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Browntail Moth

Anne Burton
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena chrysorrhoea Linnaeus, 1758
Bombyx phaeorrhoea Donovan, 1813
  • 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. 101; pl. 1.5-8. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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