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63a0096 – 6195   Hellinsia linus (Barnes & Lindsey, 1921)
             Linus’ Plume Moth
Distribution Data for Hellinsia linus
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Field Marks:
Dissection required for positive identification.
Similar Species:
  • Oidaematophorus mathewianus (Zeller, 1874)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Oidaematophorus linus Barnes & Lindsey, 1921
Pterophorus lienigianus of authors not Zeller, 1852
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barnes, W. & A.W. Lindsey, 1921. The Pterophoridae of America, north of Mexico. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 4(4): 409; pl. 47, fig. 2 (habitus); pl, 52, fig. (genitalia).
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at iNaturalist
Hellinsia linus
LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Hellinsia linus
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