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57a0052 – 4657   Heterogenea shurtleffi Packard, 1864
             Red-eyed Button Slug Moth

Mark Dreiling
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Heterogenea shurtleffi Packard, 1864
Heterogenea shurtleffii Dyar, 1898
  • 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
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Heterogenea shurtleffi
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Heterogenea shurtleffi
12mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Heterogenea shurtleffi
15mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Heterogenea shurtleffi
Jim Vargo
Heterogenea shurtleffi
13mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Heterogenea shurtleffi
George Smiley LG
on Oak (Quercus) 9mm

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