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930145.008293Dasychira dorsipennata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1919) –
              Sharp-lined Tussock Moth
Distribution Data for Dasychira dorsipennata
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Synonymy: Olene dorsipennata Barnes & McDunnough, 1919
Dasychira atomaria Walker, 1856
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 22.2: p. 28; pl. 5.24-34. order or free PDF
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Dasychira dorsipennata
Larry Line
Dasychira dorsipennata
Phil Penketh
Dasychira dorsipennata
Canadian National Collection LG

Dasychira dorsipennata
Jason Dombroskie

Dasychira dorsipennata
Jason Dombroskie

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