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931418 – 9663   Balsa tristrigella (Walker, 1866)
             Three-lined Balsa

Carol Wolf
Distribution: Type locality: Eastern North America.
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Synonymy: Gargaza tristrigella Walker, 1866
Asisyra zelleri Grote, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 81; pl. A-6 (adult), figs. 6-11; pl. 14, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 34, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-3, figs. 2 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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