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80a0322 – 5832   Pyla scintillans (Grote, 1881)

John Davis
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Nephopteryx scintillans Grote, 1881
Pyla feella Dyar, 1921
Pyla sylphiella Dyar, 1921
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 149; pl. 8.1. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 25.41m; p. 192. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Pyla scintillans
John Davis
Pyla scintillans
Judy Gallagher
Pyla scintillans
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Pyla scintillans
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