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Limacodidae
660035.004677Phobetron pithecium (Smith, 1797) – Hag [Monkey Slug] Moth

© Nolie Schneider
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena pithecium Smith, 1797
Phobetron abbotana Hübner, 1825
Phobetron hyalinus Walsh, 1864
Phobetrum nigricans Packard, 1864
Phobetron nondescriptus Wetherby, 1875
Limacodes tetradactylus Walsh, 1864
References
  • 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
Phobetron pithecium
© Valerie G. Bugh
Phobetron pithecium
© Stan Malcom
Phobetron pithecium
© Jason Dombroskie
Phobetron pithecium
© Ken Childs
Phobetron pithecium
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Phobetron pithecium
– © Jim Vargo
Phobetron pithecium
20mm – © Jim Vargo
Phobetron pithecium
© Canadian National Collection LG

Phobetron pithecium
© Bob Barber LG

Phobetron pithecium
© George Smiley LG
on Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Phobetron pithecium
© Troy Bartlett

Phobetron pithecium
© Lee Ruth

Phobetron pithecium
© Lee Ruth

Phobetron pithecium
© Charles Lewallen

Phobetron pithecium
© Norma Platt

Phobetron pithecium
© Betsy Higgins

Phobetron pithecium
© Norma Platt

Phobetron pithecium
© Betsy Higgins


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