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59a1685 – 1420   Duospina trichella (Busck, 1908)

Ken Childs
Field Marks:
See Hodges, 1966: 642; figs. 33, 75, 78, 142.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Batrachedra trichella Busck, 1908
Batrachedra concors Meyrick, 1917
  • 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., 1966. Review of New World Species of Batrachedra, with Description of Three New Genera (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 92(4): 585-651.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂ (genitalia)
Duospina trichella
[T] - C. Van Den Broeke
Duospina trichella
13mm – Jim Vargo
Duospina trichella
LG(cc) Miss. Ent. Mus.
Duospina trichella
LG(cc) Miss. Ent. Mus.
Duospina trichella

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