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63a0150 – 6234   Emmelina monodactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Morning Glory Plume Moth

© Ilona Loser
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Synonymy: • Phalaena monodactyla Linnaeus, 1758
• Pterophorus barberi Dyar, 1903
• Phalaena bidactyla Hochenwarth, 1785
• Pterophorus cineridactylus Fitch, 1855
• Pterophorus flaveodactylus Amary, 1840
• Pterophorus impersonalis Walker, 1864
• Pterophorus naevosidactylus Fitch, 1855
• Pterophorus pergracilidactylus Packard, 1873
• Pterophorus pictipennis Grinnell, 1908
• Alucita pterodactyla Hόbner, [1805]
• Pterophorus rufa Dufrane, 1960
  • 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.40f; p. 121. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Emmelina monodactyla
© Bob Patterson
Emmelina monodactyla
© Tom Shermer
Emmelina monodactyla
© Derrick Ditchburn
Emmelina monodactyla
© Nolie Schneider
Emmelina monodactyla
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Emmelina monodactyla
© Carol Wolf
Emmelina monodactyla
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- gen. - © Glenn Fine
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CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Emmelina monodactyla
21mm – © Jim Vargo
Emmelina monodactyla
© Ilona Loser LG
on Convolvulus arvensis (Field Bindweed)
Emmelina monodactyla
© Janice Stiefel

Emmelina monodactyla
© Ilona Loser LG
on Convolvulus arvensis (Field Bindweed)

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