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80a1045 – 5269   Psara dryalis (Walker, 1859)

Bob Beatson
Distribution: USA: AZ, western TX (BOLD).
Type locality: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Similar Species:
  • Psara obscuralis (Lederer, 1863) is an eastern species whose range appears to end in central TX.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Botys dryalis Walker, 1859
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAL5588
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1859. Pyralides. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 18: 573.
Psara dryalis
Charles Melton - DNA
Psara dryalis
26mm - LG – Chris Grinter - CAS
Psara dryalis
Randy Hardy LG
on Boerhavia coccinea
Psara dryalis
Randy Hardy LG
Prepupal - 23 mm

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