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930217 – 8043   Manulea bicolor (Grote, 1864)
             Bicolored Moth

Nolie Schneider
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Synonymy: Lithosia bicolor Grote, 1864
Lithosia argillacea Packard, 1864
Taxonomic Notes: Manulea bicolor (Grote, 1864) was formerly in the genus Eilema, The Canadian Entomologist. 147: 1-12.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dubatolov, V.V., 2015. Taxonomic review of Manulea subgenus Setema (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini). The Canadian Entomologist, 147(5): 541-552.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 46.35f; p. 266. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Manulea bicolor
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Manulea bicolor
Canadian National Collection LG

Manulea bicolor
Canadian National Collection LG

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