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63a0107.6 – 6216   Hellinsia sulphureodactylus (Packard, 1873)
             Sulphur Plume Moth

Paul Carlson
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Synonymy: Pterophorus sulphureodactylus Packard, 1873
Pterophorus sulphureidactylus Meyrick, 1910
Lioptilus sulphureus Walsingham, 1880
  • 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
Hellinsia sulphureodactylus
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