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80a1346 – 4780   Petrophila confusalis (Walker, [1866])
             Confusing Petrophila

© John Davis
Distribution: Canada: BC, AB; USA: WA, ID, MT, OR, NV, CA. -
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cataclysta confusalis Walker, [1866]
Elophila truckeealis Dyar, 1917
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 23.48m; p. 180. Book Review and ordering
  • Sexton, C., 2021. Identification and distribution of the Petrophila fulicalis species group (Crambidae): taking advantage of citizen science data. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 75(2): 113-127.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Petrophila confusalis
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Petrophila confusalis
© Lynette Schimming
Petrophila confusalis
© Phil Huntley-Franck
Petrophila confusalis
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Petrophila confusalis
20mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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