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Cossula magnifica (Strecker, 1876)
PECAN CARPENTERWORM MOTH
Pecan Carpenterworm

Life   Insecta   Lepidoptera   Cossidae   Cossula

Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
© John Pickering, 2004-2019 · 8
Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth

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Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
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Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
© John Pickering, 2004-2019 · 6
Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth

Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
© John Pickering, 2004-2019 · 5
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Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
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Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth

Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
© John Pickering, 2004-2019 · 4
Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
© John Pickering, 2004-2019 · 4
Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth

Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
© John Pickering, 2004-2019 · 4
Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
© Copyright Carol Wolf 2014 · 3
Cossula magnifica, Pecan Carpenterworm Moth

Cossula magnifica
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Cossula magnifica
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Cossula magnifica
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Cossula magnifica
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Cossula magnifica
© Jim Vargo, Moth Photographers Group · 2
Cossula magnifica
Overview
Despite its relatively large size, this species is a microlepidoptera because it is in the family Cossidae.

Identification
Males have bipectinate (featherlike) antennae; females, filiform (threadlike) ones.

Names
Scientific source:

Natural history
Host plants: Hickories, pecan, oaks, persimmon. Larvae bore into the wood.

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