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620443.003732Platynota flavedana – Black-shaded Platynota Moth – Clemens, 1860
Mark Dreiling David Reed
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, T. M. & M. E. Epstein, 2014. Tortricids of Agricultural Importance to the United States (TortAI). Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST, Fort Collins, CO, species page at
  • Powell, J. A. & J. W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1: p. 130; pl. E.45-50. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Platynota flavedana
Lisa Ames
Platynota flavedana
Bob Patterson - f.
Platynota flavedana
Bob Patterson - m.
Platynota flavedana
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Platynota flavedana
Ken Childs
Platynota flavedana
Carol Wolf
Platynota flavedana
- 17mm – Jim Vargo
Platynota flavedana
- 13mm – Jim Vargo
Platynota flavedana
18mm – U. S. National Museum
Platynota flavedana
16mm – U. S. National Museum
Platynota flavedana
13mm – U. S. National Museum

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