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300223 – 0317   Xylesthia pruniramiella Clemens, 1859
             Clemens' Bark Moth

David Reed
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Synonymy: Xylesthia pruniramiella Clemens, 1859
Xylesthia clemensella Chambers, 1873
Xylesthia congeminatella Zeller, 1873
Xylesthia kearfottella Dietz, 1905
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clemens, B., 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 11: 259.
  • 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
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Xylesthia pruniramiella
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Xylesthia pruniramiella
Charles Melton
Xylesthia pruniramiella
Machele White
Xylesthia pruniramiella
Jim Vargo
Xylesthia pruniramiella
15mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Xylesthia pruniramiella
LG(cc) Miss. Ent. Mus.

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