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80a0925 – 5262   Framinghamia helvalis (Walker, 1859)

Earl Orf
Distribution: NS, Canada to MO, USA, Forbes (1923).
Similar Species:
  • 4956 Anania extricalis
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Pionea helvalis Walker, 1859
Framinghamia botys Strand, 1920
Botis gyralis Hulst, 1886
Botis oscitalis Grote, 1880
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Forbes, W.T.M., 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States. Cornell University, Agricultural Experiment Station. Memoir, 68: 561.
  • 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
Framinghamia helvalis
Ken Childs
Framinghamia helvalis
Jim Vargo
Framinghamia helvalis
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