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910277.00 – 7432.5   Minoa murinata (Scopoli, 1763)
Distribution Data for Minoa murinata
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Synonymy: Phalaena murinata Scopoli, 1763
Taxonomic Notes: Minoa murinata (Scopoli, 1763) was introduced from Europe into the Canada in 1988 for biocontrol of Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula). Establishment of this species appears to have been unsuccessful. Winston et al. 2014.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Winston, R.L., M. Schwarzländer, H.L. Hinz, M.D. Day, M.J.W. Cock, M.H. Julien, 2014. Biological Control of Weeds: A World Catalogue of Agents and Their Target Weeds. USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, 5: 1-838.
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