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33a0274 – 0842   Chrysaster ostensackenella (Fitch, 1859)

© Tom Murray
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Synonymy: Argyromiges ostensackenella Fitch, 1859
Lithocolletis ornatella Chambers, 1871
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 34: 311.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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Chrysaster ostensackenella
© Tom Murray
Chrysaster ostensackenella
5mm – © Jim Vargo
Chrysaster ostensackenella
LG – © McGuire Center Coll.
Chrysaster ostensackenella

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