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Crambidae
801071.004897Evergestis pallidata (Hufnagel, 1767) – Purple-backed Cabbageworm Moth

© Tom Murray
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena pallidata Hufnagel, 1767
Pyralis elutalis Hübner, [1796]
Pionea eunusalis Walker, 1859
Mesographe stramentalis Hübner, 1825
Phalaena Pyralis straminalis Hübner, 1793
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 22.19f; p. 172. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Evergestis pallidata
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Evergestis pallidata
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Evergestis pallidata
© John Davis
Evergestis pallidata
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Evergestis pallidata
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