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Crambidae
801421.104947.1Ostrinia multispinosa Yang, 2021

[T] - Tony DeSantis
Distribution: USA: FL, NC.
Holotype: Putnam Co., FL.
Description/
Field Marks:
Compared to similar species, "Forewing transverse markings and dentate subterminal band are somewhat less defined" (Yang, 2021); best separated by genitalia or DNA.
Genitalia: See Yang et al. (2021).
Similar Species:
  • Ostrinia obumbratalis - "... [O. multispinosa] forewing transverse markings and dentate subterminal band are somewhat less defined" (Yang, 2021); best separated by genitalia or DNA.
  • Ostrinia penitalis is best separated by genitalia or DNA.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Ostrinia multispinosa Yang, 2021, n. sp., Systematic Entomology, 46:834.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - "Ostrinia obumbratalis PS1" - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: AAD0240
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Yang Z., D. Plotkin, J-F. Landry, C. Storer, A.Y. Kawahara, 2021. Revisiting the evolution of Ostrinia moths with phylogenomics (Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae). Systematic Entomology, 46(4): 827-838. (PDF)
Ostrinia multispinosa
[T] - Teresa Moody
Ostrinia multispinosa
- holotype - LG – (cc) CBG Photog. Grp.
Ostrinia multispinosa
- paratype - LG – (cc) CBG Photog. Grp.

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