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80a0820 – 5052   Pyrausta californicalis (Packard, 1873)
             California Pyrausta

Rephah Berg
Similar Species:
  • Pyrausta rubricalis
  • Pyrausta orphisalis
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Botys californicalis Packard, 1873
Pyrausta sierranalis Munroe, 1976
  • 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 13.2b, p. 113; pl. 6.16-23. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 23.9m; p. 176. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Pyrausta californicalis
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Pyrausta californicalis
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Pyrausta californicalis
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Pyrausta californicalis
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