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80a1339 – 4774   Petrophila bifascialis (Robinson, 1869)
             Two-banded Petrophila

Maury Heiman
Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
Type locality: Texas.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cataclysta bifascialis Robinson, 1870
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Robinson, C.T., 1870. Lepidopterological Miscellanies. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York, 9: 154.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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