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80a0292 – 5798   Sciota carneella (Hulst, 1887)
             Willow Gall Inquiline Moth

Carl Barrentine
Distribution: Southeastern Canada and northeastern US west to Manitoba and Nebraska.
Type locality: New Mexico. (Apparently erroneous, Neunzig (2003); Heinrich (1956) suggested Maine.)
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Synonymy: Nephopteryx carneella Hulst, 1887
Nephopteryx inquilinella Ragonot, 1887
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin United States National Museum, 207: 128; fig. 823.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1887. New species of Pyralidae. Entomologica Americana, 3: 131.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 117; pl. 4.19, 24. order or free PDF
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, 1-20 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Sciota carneella
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