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80a0442 – 5732   Davara caricae (Dyar, 1913)
             Papaya Webworm

Jim Eckert
Distribution: Type locality: Miami, FL.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ulophora caricae Dyar, 1913
Homalopalpia dalera Dyar, 1914
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1913. A new Ulophora from Florida (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 14: 218.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Davara caricae
Jim Eckert
Davara caricae
LG(cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Davara caricae
LG – McGuire Center Collection

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