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59a0520 – 2288   Dichomeris punctipennella (Clemens, 1860)
             Many-spotted Dichomeris

Tom Murray
Larva and
Host Plants:
Reared from sugar maple in Massachusetts by Charley Eiseman, emerged 27 August.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Anorthosia punctipennella Clemens, 1860
Sagaritis gracilella Chambers, 1872
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1, p. 53; pl. 4.3-5. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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Bob Patterson
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Machele White
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Scott Justis
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Mark Dreiling - DNA
Dichomeris punctipennella
Jim Vargo

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