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51a1135 – 3232   Proteoteras willingana (Kearfott, 1904)
             Eastern Boxelder Twig Borer

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Proteopteryx willingana Kearfott, 1904
  • 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. 136.211. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Proteoteras willingana
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Proteoteras willingana
17mm – Jim Vargo
Proteoteras willingana
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