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91a1081 – 6663   Paleacrita merriccata Dyar, [1903]
             White-spotted Cankerworm

Bob Moul
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Paleacrita merriccata Dyar, [1903]
  • 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 Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Paleacrita merriccata
Patrick Coin
Paleacrita merriccata
Bob Patterson
Paleacrita merriccata
Jeff Hollenbeck
Paleacrita merriccata
Tony DeSantis
Paleacrita merriccata
LG – Jim Troubridge
Paleacrita merriccata
33mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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