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Crambidae
801324.005225Palpita freemanalis Munroe, 1952 – Freeman's Palpita

© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Holotype: Brownsville, TX.
Description/
Field Marks:
Palpita freemanalis has two distinct forms. The early spring form is dark brownish grey and larger than the yellowish orange summer form. ~ Jim Vargo
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Palpita freemanalis Munroe, 1952
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Munroe, E.G., 1952. The illibalis-group of the genus Palpita Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). The Canadian Entomologist, 84(2): 46; figs. 6, 12, 21-24.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Palpita freemanalis
© Steve Scott
Palpita freemanalis
© Steve Scott
Palpita freemanalis
© Bob Patterson
Palpita freemanalis
© Maury Heiman
Palpita freemanalis
© Carol Wolf
Palpita freemanalis
© Ken Childs
Palpita freemanalis
© Ken Childs
Palpita freemanalis
© Ken Childs
Palpita freemanalis
© Ken Childs
Palpita freemanalis
LG – © Jim Vargo
Palpita freemanalis
© Jim Vargo
Palpita freemanalis
22mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum
Palpita freemanalis
22mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum

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