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Identification key to the Notodontidae occurring in the Dakotas

     Below are four possibilities: A, B, C and D.  Compare your moth to each successive choice.  These choices are not always mutually exclusive, proceed to 'B' only if your specimen does not fit 'A', likewise for B, C, and D. 


A.  Forewing with a scale tuft along inner margin.



B.  Eyes hairy.




C.  Scape of antenna with elongate scale tuft.




D.  Not exactly fitting
other choices.






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Last updated: 04/14/09

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This resource is to be cited as: Fauske, G. M.  [date of cited page]. cited page
 in Moths of North Dakota: an online identification guide. 
< http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndsu/ndmoths/ >

Dr. Gerald M. Fauske
collection manager, NDSIRC
research specialist, NDSU
216 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105
E-Mail: Gerald.Fauske@ndsu.edu

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