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910530.00 – 7121   Idaea ostentaria (Walker, 1861)
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Jeff Hollenbeck
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Synonymy: Acidalia ostentaria Walker, 1861
Acidalia marceata Cassino, 1931
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Idaea ostentaria
Machelle White
Idaea ostentaria
Carol Wolf
Idaea ostentaria
Gary Goss
Idaea ostentaria
Bob Belmont
Idaea ostentaria
16mm – Jim Vargo

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