Moths of North Dakota

Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

Oidaematophorus mathewianus (Zeller 1874)

Common name: listed here as ‘Mathew’s plume-moth.’

Hodges #: 6166.

Identification: Rfw 11.4 mm, fw without black costal scale tufts or costal spot above base of notch; hw 1st ‘feather’ lanceolate, 3rd feather lacking black scale tuft; tibiae with tufts of black scales.

Similar species: 6184, 6234.

Distribution: southern Canada and western U. S., eastward in north to Maine.


moth image

ND, Slope Co., Marmarth. 29- VII- 1999, Hg/UV lt., coll. G. Fauske.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

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