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Pterophoridae
460003.006106Platyptilia tesseradactyla (Linnaeus, 1761) – Pussytoes Plume Moth
Distribution Data for Platyptilia tesseradactyla
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Synonymy: Phalaena tesseradactyla Linnaeus, 1761
Pterophorus fischeri Zeller, 1841
Platyptilia hibernica Tutt, 1906
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Matthews, D.L. & C.V. Covell, 2021. Common Names Of North American Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 43(2): 123-148.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Platyptilia tesseradactyla
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