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930683 – 8503   Metalectra diabolica Barnes & Benjamin, 1924
             Diabolical Fungus Moth

Mark Dreiling - DNA
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Synonymy: Metalectra diabolica Barnes & Benjamin, 1924
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin, 1924. New species and forms of Lepidoptera (Heterocera). Entomological News, 35: 17.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Metalectra diabolica
Maury Heiman
Metalectra diabolica
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Metalectra diabolica
Mark Dreiling
Metalectra diabolica
20mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Metalectra diabolica
– Texas Lepidoptera Survey

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