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300166 – 0413   Trichophaga tapetzella (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Carpet Moth
Distribution Data for Trichophaga tapetzella
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Synonymy: Phalaena tapetzella Linnaeus, 1758
Tinea greenlandica Anonymous, 1836
Trichophaga palaestrica Butler, 1877
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Trichophaga tapetzella
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