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63a0031 – 6128   Paraplatyptilia edwardsii (Fish, 1881)
             Lousewort Plume Moth
Distribution Data for Paraplatyptilia edwardsii
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Distribution: Type locality: Boston, MA.
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Synonymy: Platyptilus edwardsii Fish, 1881
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Fish, C., 1881. Pterophoridae. The Canadian Entomologist, 13: 72.
  • Matthews, D.L. & C.V. Covell, 2021. Common Names Of North American Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 43(2): 123-148.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Paraplatyptilia edwardsii
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