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700001.1 – 6086.1   Banisia argutula Whalley, 1976
Distribution Data for Banisia argutula
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Synonymy: Banisia argutula Whalley, 1976
Taxonomic Notes: Banisia argutula Whalley, 1976, n. sp., Br. Mus. nat. Hist., 782:145, is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico (Florida), Florida Entomologist 100(1):57-62.
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  • Martinez, J.I., J.E. Hayden, J.B. Heppner, J.E. Peña, L.Xiao, D. Carrillo, 2017. Banisia argutula (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae) is the Dominant Sapodilla Borer in Southern Florida. The Florida Entomologist, 100(1): 57-62.
  • Whalley, P.E.S., 1976. Tropical leaf moths: a monograph of the subfamily Striglininae (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae). British Museum (Natural History), 782: 1-194.
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