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80a0282 – 5790   Sciota delassalis (Hulst, 1886)

James Bailey
Distribution: USA: AZ, UT, CO, CA. (Heinrich 1956).
Type locality: Nevada.
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Synonymy: Nephopteryx delassalis Hulst, 1886
Salebria pudibundella Ragonot, 1893
Salebria purpurella Hulst, 1892
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Heinrich, C., 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin United States National Museum, 207: 125.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 13: 161.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 111; pl. 4.8. order or free PDF
Sciota delassalis
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Sciota delassalis
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