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621066.00 – 3173   Epiblema abruptana (Walsingham, 1879)
             Abrupt Epiblema

DNA - Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality: Texas..
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Paedisca abruptana Walsingham, 1879
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 121.179. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens Lepidopters: Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum, 4: 53; pl. 72, fig. 6.
Epiblema abruptana
Ken Childs
Epiblema abruptana
Bob Patterson
Epiblema abruptana
John Morgan
Epiblema abruptana
DNA - Mark Dreiling
Epiblema abruptana
14mm – Jim Vargo
Epiblema abruptana
Richard L. Brown
Epiblema abruptana
13mm – U. S. National Museum

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