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80a0446 – 5736   Monoptilota pergratialis (Hulst, 1886)
             Lima-bean Vine Borer

Jim Eckert
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Nephopteryx pergratialis Hulst, 1886
Nephopteryx grotella Ragonot, 1887
Monoptilota nubilella Hulst, 1900
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1900. New species of Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(4): 14.
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, 1-20 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Monoptilota pergratialis
Jim Eckert
Monoptilota pergratialis
Jim Eckert
Monoptilota pergratialis
28mm – Jim Vargo

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