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801421.004947Ostrinia obumbratalis (Lederer, 1863) – Smartweed Borer

Mark Dreiling - DNA
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Botys obumbratalis Lederer, 1863
Pyrausta ainsliei Heinrich, 1919
Botys obliteralis Walker, [1866]
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a, p. 25; pl. 1.29-32. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Ostrinia obumbratalis
Nolie Schneider
Ostrinia obumbratalis
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