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Pyralidae
800191.005704Anabasis ochrodesma (Zeller, 1881) – Cassia Webworm

Peter Homann
Distribution: Central America and Florida north to South Carolina.
Description/
Field Marks:
Wing length of 5-7mm and forewing am. band with a well developed ridge of pale scales. The combination of size and the ridge of pale scales should eliminate similar species, Neunzig, 1986.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Myelois ochrodesma Zeller, 1881
Acrobasis crassisquamella Hampson, 1901
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.2, p. 73; pl. 1.30-37. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Anabasis ochrodesma
DNA - Peter Homann
Anabasis ochrodesma
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