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63a0138 – 6166   Oidaematophorus mathewianus (Zeller, 1874)
             Yarrow Leaf Plume Moth

[T] Ed Poropat
Field Marks:
Dissection required for positive identification.
Similar Species:
  • Hellinsia linus (Barnes & Lindsey, 1921)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Leioptilus mathewianus Zeller, 1874
Pterophorus gorgoniensis Grinnell, 1908
Pterophorus hilda Grinnell, 1908
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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 Moths of North Dakota.
Oidaematophorus mathewianus
[T] (cc) Jonathan Gagnon
Oidaematophorus mathewianus
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