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801420.004946Ostrinia penitalis (Grote, 1876) – American Lotus Borer

Mark Dreiling
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Synonymy: Botis penitalis Grote, 1876
Botis nelumbialis Smith, 1890
Tholeria pyraustalis Dyar, 1925
  • 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. 24; pl. 1.23-28. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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