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80a0791 – 5023   Pyrausta napaealis (Hulst, 1886)

DNA - Charles Melton
Distribution: Type locality: California.
Similar Species:
  • Pyrausta zonalis is smaller, FWL=5.5-8mm vs. 7-10mm; described differences in wing pattern are unsupported by DNA evidence.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Paraedis napaealis Hulst, 1886
  • 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., 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 13: 145.
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b, p. 95; pl. 7.1-6. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Pyrausta napaealis
DNA - Charles Melton
Pyrausta napaealis
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Pyrausta napaealis
- DNA - LG – J-F Landry (CNC)
Pyrausta napaealis
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