Hellinsia lacteodactylus complex    Synonyms: Aster Stem Borer Plume Moths, Hellinsia balanotes group, Hellinsia lacteodactylus complex.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Pterophoridae   >   Genus Hellinsia   


Dissection and/or precise measurements are required to identify members of this complex to species. Taxa documented in Maryland include Hellinsia balanotes, Hellinsia chlorias, Hellinsia glenni, and Hellinsia kellicottii.

There are 14 records in the project database.

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Hellinsia lacteodactylus complex in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/17/2016). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Hellinsia lacteodactylus complex in Somerset Co., Maryland (5/26/2024). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

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