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63a0142 – 6171   Oidaematophorus grisescens Walsingham, 1880
             Wormwood Plume Moth

Dwaine Wagoner
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Synonymy: Oidaematophorus grisescens Walsingham, 1880
Pterophorus acrias Meyrick, 1908
Pterophorus behrii 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
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1880. Pterophoridae of California and Oregon. John Van Voorst, London, p. 34.
Oidaematophorus grisescens
21mm – Jim Vargo
Oidaematophorus grisescens
20mm – Jim Vargo

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