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59a0037 – 1042   Decantha boreasella (Chambers, 1873)
             Reticulated Decantha

Tom Murray
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oecophora boreasella Chambers, 1873
Oecophora borkhausenii of authors not Zeller, 1839
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 104; pl. 7.2-4. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at
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11mm – Jim Vargo
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11mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Decantha boreasella

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