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80a0818 – 5049   Pyrausta phoenicealis (Hübner, 1818)
             Phoenicean Pyrausta

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Synonymy: Haematia phoenicealis Hübner, 1818
Rhodaria catenalis Walker, [1866]
Botys coecilialis Walker, 1859
Rhodaria concatenalis Walker, [1866]
Rhodaria flegialis Walker, 1859
Myriostephes heliamma Meyrick, 1885
Rhodaria juncturalis Walker, [1866]
Rhodaria noraxalis Walker, 1859
Rhodaria ocellusalis Walker, 1859
Rhodaria panopealis Walker, 1859
Rhodaria probalis Walker, 1859
Taxonomic Notes: Pyrausta phoenicealis (Hübner, 1818) includes as a synonym 5050 Pyrausta panopealis (Walker, 1859) in Maes (2014).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Maes, K.V.N., 2014. Notes on the Crambidae of Africa with new synonyms and combinations (Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea, Crambidae). Lambillionea, 114 (2): 139-143.
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b, p. 110; pl. 6.9-12. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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