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720001 – 6088   Hyblaea puera (Cramer, 1777)
             Teak Defoliator

FWL=14mm © Monica Krancevic
Distribution: Type locality: Suriname.
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Synonymy: • Phalaena puera Cramer, 1777
• Heliothis apricans Boisduval, 1834
• Nabara limacodella Walker, 1866
• Aenigma mirificum Strecker, 1876
• Noctua saga Fabricius, 1787
• Noctua unxia Hόbner, 1810
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hyblaea puera
© Ann Hendrickson
Hyblaea puera
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