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930218 – 8045   Crambidia lithosioides Dyar, 1898
             Dark Gray Lichen Moth

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: Texas.
Similar Species:
  • This is the only species in the genus in which males have pectinate antennae.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Crambidia lithosioides Dyar, 1898
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1898. New American Moths and Synonymical Notes. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 6: 33.
  • Forbes, W.T.M., 1960. Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States Part IV. Agaristidae through Nymphalidae Including Butterflies. Cornell University Agriculture Experimental Station Memoirs, 371: 42.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Crambidia lithosioides
Ken Childs - LG
Crambidia lithosioides
Ken Childs
Crambidia lithosioides
Bob Patterson
Crambidia lithosioides
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