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55a0114 – 2571   Synanthedon decipiens (Edwards, 1881)
             Oakgall Borer

Maury Heiman
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Aegeria decipiens Edwards, 1881
Aegeria imperfecta Edwards, 1881
Aegeria nicotianae Edwards, 1881
Aegeria rubristigma Kellicott, 1892
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Engelhardt, G.P., 1946. The North American clear-wing moths of the family Aegeridae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 190: 90.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Synanthedon decipiens
16mm - f. rubristigma – Archbold Biological Station
Synanthedon decipiens
12mm – Jim Vargo
Synanthedon decipiens
m. – William Taft & Mich. St. Univ.

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