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420401.001515Limnaecia phragmitella Stainton, 1851 – Shy Cosmet Moth

Tom Murray
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Limnaecia phragmitella Stainton, 1851
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 48; pl. 1.17, 4.5-6. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 7.20m; p. 82. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Limnaecia phragmitella
Ian Kimber
Limnaecia phragmitella
Bob Patterson
Limnaecia phragmitella
John Lee
Limnaecia phragmitella
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Limnaecia phragmitella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Limnaecia phragmitella
18mm – Jim Vargo
Limnaecia phragmitella
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