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80a0742 – 4975   Achyra rantalis (Guenée, 1854)
             Garden Webworm

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Synonymy: Nymphula rantalis Guenée, 1854
Pyrausta caffreii Flint & Malloch, 1920
Eurycreon collucidalis Möschler, 1890
Botis communis Grote, 1876
Scopula crinisalis Walker, 1859
Botys Eurycreon crinitalis Lederer, 1863
Scopula diotimealis Walker, 1859
Nephopteryx intractella Walker, 1863
Botys licealis Walker, 1859
Ebulea murcialis Walker, 1859
Scopula nestusalis Walker, 1859
Botys posticata Grote & Robinson, 1867
Nymphula similalis of authors not Guenée, 1854
Botys siriusalis Walker, 1859
Botys subfulvalis Herrich-Schäffer, 1871
Botys viscendalis Möschler, 1890
  • 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. 47; pl. 3.20-25. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 22.36f; p. 174. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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