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77a0397 – 4239   Pyrisitia messalina (Fabricius, 1787)
Distribution Data for Pyrisitia messalina
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Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Papilio Danaus messalina Fabricius, 1787
Terias blakei Maynard, 1891
Terias bulaea Boisduval, 1836
Terias gnathene Boisduval, 1836
Terias iradia Poey, [1852] 1853
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America

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