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931087 – 8585.4   Manbuta pyraliformis (Walker, 1858)

© Gary J. Goss - Cayman Islands
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Synonymy: Thermesia pyraliformis Walker, 1858
Phurys arenosa Walker, 1865
Iluza concisa Walker, 1865
Thermesia credibilis Walker, 1858
Thermesia flavilineata Hampson, 1904
Phurys pedestris Walker, 1858
Poaphila profecta Walker, 1858
Thermesia sigillata Walker, 1858
Taxonomic Notes: Manbuta pyraliformis, transferred from the genus Epidromia in Poole (1989) and later to the genus Manbuta pyraliformis in Becker (2001), is reported from Florida by Dickel (1991).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Becker, V.O., 2001. The identity of Hemeroblemma lienaris Hübner and a review of the Neotropical moths of the pannosa-complex of Epidromia Guenée (Noctuidae, Catocalinae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 18(3): 961-964.
  • Dickel, T.S., 1991. New records of noctuid moths from Florida (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Tropical Lepidoptera, 2(1): 53-58.
  • Poole, R.W., 1989. Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series). Fascicle 118. Noctuidae, Parts 1-3. E. J. Brill; New York. 1314 pages. (out of print)
Manbuta pyraliformis
© Gary J. Goss - Cayman Islands
Manbuta pyraliformis
© Canadian National Collection
Manbuta pyraliformis
© Canadian National Collection
Manbuta pyraliformis
33mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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