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Pyralidae
800053.005558Tosale aucta Hampson, 1897

Maury Heiman
Distribution: South Texas.
Description/
Field Marks:
According to Ed Knudson, the female lacks the scoop-like fold on the forewing, and also lacks a large black spot on the hindwing seen in males.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tosale aucta Hampson, 1897
References
Tosale aucta
Maury Heiman
Tosale aucta
Maury Heiman - f.
Tosale aucta
14mm - TX - LG – Jim Vargo
Tosale aucta
17mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Tosale aucta
– Texas Lepidoptera Survey
Tosale aucta
– Texas Lepidoptera Survey

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