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59a0020 – 1136.1   Glyphidocera juniperella Adamski, 1987
             Juniper Tip Moth

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Similar Species:
  • Glyphidocera barythyma is paler and males have abdominal sex scales only on tergum 3, Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash., 89(2): 342
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Glyphidocera juniperella Adamski, 1987
Taxonomic Notes: Glyphidocera juniperella Adamski, 1987, n. sp., Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash., 89(2): 329-343.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Adamski, D. & R.L Brown, 1987. A new nearctic Glyphidocera with descriptions of all stages (Lepidoptera: Blastobasidae: Symmocinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 89(2): 329-343.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂
Glyphidocera juniperella
Ken Childs
Glyphidocera juniperella
12mm – Jim Vargo
Glyphidocera juniperella
- 13mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Glyphidocera juniperella
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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