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070001 – 0003   Dyseriocrania griseocapitella (Walsingham, 1898)
             Chinquapin Leaf-miner

Ken Childs
Distribution: Holotype: Washington D.C.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Eriocrania griseocapitella Walsingham, 1898
Dyseriocrania auricrinella of authors not Fracker, 1930
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Davis, D.R., 1978. A revision of the North American moths of the superfamily Eriocranioidea with the proposal of a new family, Acanthopteroctetidae (Lepidoptera). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 251: 1-104.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at
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