Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Beet Webworm Moth
Loxostege sticticalis

Observation date: July 25, 2020
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Formerly considered L. sticticalis, per MPG and BugGuide. Previous reports of L. sticticalis should be changed to L. munroealis.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: December 11, 2020
Coordinator notes: Per BugGuide, "Loxostege munroealis Leraut, 2005, n. sp., Nouv. Rev. Entomol., 22(2): 134. This name applies to the North American species formerly treated as Loxostege sticticalis (Linnaeus, 1761) in Munroe (1976)"
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Washington County