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800815.005463Argyria lacteella (Fabricius, 1794) – Milky Urola Moth
© Carol Wolf© Paul Scharf
Distribution: Type locality (lacteella): "Americae meridionalis [South America?] arboretis".
Type locality (pusillalis, syn.): "Baltimora [Baltimore, MD]".
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Synonymy: Tinea lacteella Fabricius, 1794
Zebronia? abronalis Walker, 1859
Pyralis albana Fabricius, 1798
Argyria gonogramma Dyar, 1915
Argyria pusillalis Hübner, 1818
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Fabricius, J.C., 1794. Entomologica systematica emendata et aucta. Secundum classes, ordines, genera, species adiectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. C.G. Proft et C.F. Mohr, Hafniae et Kiliae, 3(2): 313.
  • Hübner, J., 1819-1823 [imprint "1823"]. Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge [sic], bestehend in Bekundigung einzelner Fliegmuster neuer oder rarer nichteuropäischer Gattungen, p. 28.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Argyria lacteella
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Argyria lacteella
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Argyria lacteella
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