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80a0987 – 5226   Palpita magniferalis (Walker, 1861)
             Splendid Palpita

© Tom Murray
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Botys magniferalis Walker, 1861
Scoparia fascialis Walker, 1862
Sebunta guttulosa Walker, 1863
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Munroe, E.G., 1952. The illibalis-group of the genus Palpita Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). The Canadian Entomologist, 84(2): 50; figs. 7, 13, 25-30.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Palpita magniferalis
© Matthew Priebe
Palpita magniferalis
© Valerie G. Bugh
Palpita magniferalis
© Bob Patterson
Palpita magniferalis
© Nolie Schneider
Palpita magniferalis
© Carol Wolf
Palpita magniferalis
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Palpita magniferalis
© Jim Vargo
Palpita magniferalis
© Canadian National Collection LG

Palpita magniferalis
© Canadian National Collection LG

Palpita magniferalis
© George Smiley LG
on Fraxinus pennsylvanica

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