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420470.002229Battaristis vittella (Busck, 1916) – Stripe-backed Moth

Ken Childs
Distribution: Holotype: Long Island, NY.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Duvita vittella Busck, 1916
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Busck, A., 1916. Descriptions of new North American Microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 18: 147.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection, holotype.
Battaristis vittella
Machele White
Battaristis vittella
Bob Patterson
Battaristis vittella
Dave Beadle
Battaristis vittella
Machele White
Battaristis vittella
Stephen Luk
Battaristis vittella
Carol Wolf
Battaristis vittella
Jim Vargo
Battaristis vittella
Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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