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911084.006663Paleacrita merriccata Dyar, [1903] – White-spotted Cankerworm

Bob Moul
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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: 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 Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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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