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51a1141 – 3238   Zeiraphera claypoleana (Riley, 1882)
             Buckeye Petiole Borer

Merrill Lynch
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Proteoteras claypoleana Riley, 1882
  • 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. 139.216. (out of print)
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Zeiraphera claypoleana
LG – Todd Gilligan
Zeiraphera claypoleana
George Smiley LG
shelter of wilting Aesculus pavia leaf - 10mm
Zeiraphera claypoleana
George Smiley LG
prepupal - 12mm
Zeiraphera claypoleana
George Smiley LG
Zeiraphera claypoleana
George Smiley LG

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