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80a0137 – 5724   Amyelois transitella (Walker, 1863)
             Navel Orangeworm

DNA - Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality (cassiae): USA
Type locality (cassiae): Guyana [British Guiana], Georgetown, Plantation Rose Hall
Type locality (duplipunctella): USA, Florida.
Type locality (solitella): Colombia
Type locality (notatalis): Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
Type locality (venipars): Mexico, Oaxaca
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Synonymy: Nephopteryx transitella Walker, 1863
Emporia cassiae Dyar, 1917
Myelois duplipunctella Ragonot, 1887
Nephopteryx notatalis Walker, 1863
Myelois solitella Zeller, 1881
Myelois venipars Dyar, 1914
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1990. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.3, p. 51; pl. 1.49-51, 2.7-8. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 25.17m; p. 189. Book Review and ordering
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, p. 3 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Amyelois transitella
DNA - Mark Dreiling
Amyelois transitella
DNA - Mark Dreiling
Amyelois transitella
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Amyelois transitella
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