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57a0060 – 4661   Packardia elegans (Packard, 1864)
             Elegant Tailed Slug Moth

Tom Murray
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cyrtosia elegans Packard, 1864
Packardia nigripunctata Goodell, 1881
Cyrtosia fusca Packard, 1864
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Packardia elegans
Tom Murray
Packardia elegans
Steve Walter
Packardia elegans
– Jim Vargo
Packardia elegans
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