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932516 – 9525.1   Bellura anoa (Dyar, 1913)

Gary J. Goss
Distribution: FL north to MA.
Type locality: Florida.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Borer in Sagittaria
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphida anoa Dyar, 1913
Taxonomic Notes: Bellura anoa (Dyar, 1913) is elevated from a subspecies of 9525 Bellura obliqua in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), ZooKeys, 40: 151.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1913. The species of Sphida Grote. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus, 1(2): 19.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Bellura anoa
Gary J. Goss
Bellura anoa
Type - USNM - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Bellura anoa
48mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Bellura anoa
40mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Bellura anoa
LG – Jim Troubridge

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