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80a0897 – 5099   Udea itysalis (Walker, 1859)
Distribution Data for Udea itysalis
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Type locality (itysalis): unknown.
Holotype (hyperborealis): Labrador.
Type locality (variegata): Martin's Falls, Albany River, ON.
Holotype (mertensialis): White Point Beach, Queen's Co., NS.
Lectotype: (tillialis): Kaslo, BC.
Holotype (rindgeorum): Loop Camp, 13 mi. SW Grantsville, Tooele Co., UT.
Holotype (kodiakensis): Kodiak, AK.
Holotype (albimontanalis): Greer, White Mts., Apache Co., AZ.
Holotype (durango): Durango, CO.
Holotype (clarkensis): Clark Co., NV.
Holotype (wasatchensis): 17 mi. E. Mayfield, Sanpete Co., UT
Holotype (marinensis): Fairfax, Marin Co., CA.
Similar Species:
  • Udea abstrusa Munroe, 1966
  • Udea radiosalis (Möschler, 1883)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Scoparia itysalis Walker, 1859
Botys hyperborealis Möschler, 1874
Pionea similissima Caradja, 1916
Stantira variegata Walker, 1863
Udea mertensialis Munroe, 1966
Phlyctaenia tillialis Dyar, 1904
Udea rindgeorum Munroe, 1966
Udea kodiakensis Munroe, 1966
Udea albimontanalis Munroe, 1966
Udea durango Munroe, 1966
Udea wasatchensis Munroe, 1966
Udea clarkensis Munroe, 1966
Udea marinensis Munroe, 1966
  • 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.G., 1966. Revision of the North American species of Udea Guenée (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 49: 1–57.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 23.27f; p. 177. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Udea itysalis
Paratype (durango) - LG(cc) CBG (USNM)
Udea itysalis
Paratype (durango) - LG(cc) CBG (USNM)
Udea itysalis
Holotype (mertensialis) - LG – © J. Gill (CNC)
Udea itysalis
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Udea itysalis
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