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Limacodidae
660051.004697Euclea delphinii (Boisduval, 1832) – Spiny Oak-slug Moth

© Carol Wolf
Distribution: East of central Texas and north of Oklahoma
Similar Species:
  • 4696 Euclea incisa is separated by range (hybrid zone in Texas)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Limacodes delphinii Boisduval, 1832
Limacodes argentata Wetherby, 1875
Euclea bifida Packard, 1864
Euclea elliotti Pearsall, 1887
Parasa excisa Walker, 1865
Euclea ferruginea Packard, 1864
Euclea interjecta Dyar, 1891
Euclea monitor Packard, 1864
Empretia paenulata Clemens, 1860
Limacodes querceti Herrich-Schäffer, 1854
Limacodes quercicola Herrich-Schäffer, 1854
Limacodes strigata Guérin-Méneville, 1832
Nochelia tardigrada Clemens, 1860
Nyssia varia Walker, 1855
Euclea viridiclava Walker, 1855
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
Euclea delphinii
© Machele White
Euclea delphinii
© David Silsbee
Euclea delphinii
© John Himmelman
Euclea delphinii
© Nolie Schneider
Euclea delphinii
© Matthew Priebe
Euclea delphinii
© Ken Childs
Euclea delphinii
© Jim Vargo
Euclea delphinii
© Jim Vargo
Euclea delphinii
© Charles Baxter LG

Euclea delphinii
© Canadian National Collection LG

Euclea delphinii
© McGuire Center LG

Euclea delphinii
© Charles Baxter LG

Euclea delphinii
© Charles Baxter LG

Euclea delphinii
© Troy Bartlett

Euclea delphinii
© Charles Lewallen


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