WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

110001 – 0023   Gazoryctra hyperboreus (Möschler, 1862)

© Harvey Schmidt
Distribution: Type locality: Labrador.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Epialus hyperboreus Möschler, 1862
Taxonomic Notes: Gazoryctra hyperboreus (Möschler, 1862), n. comb. in Wagner & Tindale (1988).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Moschler, H.B., 1862. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings - Fauna von Labrador. Wiener entomologische Monatschrift, 6(5): 129; pl. 1, fig. 1.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Wagner, D.L. & N.B. Tindale, 1988. An appraisal of Gazoryctra Hubner (Hepialidae) and description of a new species from Arizona and New Mexico. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 42: 204-212.
Gazoryctra hyperboreus
© Harvey Schmidt
Gazoryctra hyperboreus
© Gary Anweiler
Gazoryctra hyperboreus
© Gary Anweiler

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone