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91a0103 – 7158   Scopula purata (Guenée, [1858])
             Chalky Wave

© Will Underwood
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acidalia purata Guenée, [1858]
Synelys nigrocandida Hulst, 1898
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Scopula purata
© Darryl Searcy
Scopula purata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Scopula purata
20mm – © Jim Vargo

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