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80a0714 – 4950   Fumibotys fumalis (Guenée, 1854)
             Mint Root Borer

© Karl Hillig
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ebulea fumalis Guenée, 1854
Botis badipennis Grote, 1873
Scopula orasusalis Walker, 1859
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a, p. 28; pl. 1.37-41. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Fumibotys fumalis
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Fumibotys fumalis
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