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Pyralidae
80a0256 – 5779.1   Quasisalebria atratella (Blanchard & Knudson, 1985)

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: USA: "District of Columbia south to central Florida, and farther west from Missouri south to eastern Texas. (Neunzig 2003)
Type locality: Wind Point Park, Lake Ta- wakoni, Hunt Co., TX.
Similar Species:
  • Other species in the genus Quasisalebria are best separated by genitalia.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Salebriaria atratella Blanchard & Knudson, 1985
Taxonomic Notes: Quasisalebria atratella (Blanchard & Knudson, 1985) n. sp., Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 87: 475-479 was formerly placed in the genus Salebriaria.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1988. A taxonomic study of the genus Salebriaria (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) in America north of Mexico. Technical Bulletin, North Carolina Agricultural Research Service, 287: 14.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 76; pl. 3.11. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Quasisalebria atratella
Carol Wolf
Quasisalebria atratella
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