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59a1502 – 1461.1   Blastodacna atra (Haworth, 1828)
             The Little Black

- Tom Murray
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Recurvaria atra Haworth, 1828
Elachista putripennella Zeller, 1839
Taxonomic Notes: Blastodacna atra Haworth, 1828 is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 4: 553.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Blastodacna atra
John Lee - [T]
Blastodacna atra
John Lee - [T]
Blastodacna atra
John Lee
Blastodacna atra
- Tom Murray
Blastodacna atra
LG – Aaron Hunt

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