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80a0837 – 5068   Pyrausta unifascialis (Packard, 1873)
             Pussy's Toes Pyrausta

John Davis
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Synonymy: Botys unifascialis Packard, 1873
Botis obnigralis Hulst, 1886
Botys subolivalis Packard, 1873
Botis hircinalis Grote, 1875
Pyrausta rindgei Munroe, 1957
Pyrausta arizonensis Munroe, 1957
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b, p. 133; pl. 9.66-84. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 22.47m, 22.48f; p. 177. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Pyrausta unifascialis
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Pyrausta unifascialis
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