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931188 – 9021   Exyra fax (Grote, 1873)
             Epauletted Pitcher-plant Moth

Maya Shikhman
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Xanthoptera fax Grote, 1873
Exyra rolandiana Grote, 1877
Taxonomic Notes: Exyra fax: Includes as a synonym Exyra rolandiana [9022].
  • 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)
  • Lafontaine, J. D. & R. W. Poole, 1991. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1: p. 75; pl. 1.44-47. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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21mm – Jim Vargo
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Canadian National Collection LG

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Canadian National Collection LG

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John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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