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Papaipema insulidens 9488 - Papaipema

Papaipema insulidens 9488 - Papaipema
Bay Center, Pacific County, Washington, USA
August 4, 2018
Size: wingspan ±28 mm
Papaipema insulidens 9488
Ragwort Stem Borer Moth (100%)
Sample ID: BIOUG45533-C08
Process ID: RWWC2001-19
Project: RWWC
Institution Storing: Centre for Biodiversity Genomics
Field ID: 5411 08/04/18
WS ± 28mm

As in the past, matches are compared with three other species. However, P. insulidens is top 48 of 50 highest matches 99.5 to 100%. Several posted specimens as Papaipema sp from here not noted on MPG. Consider Papaipema sulphurata, Papaipema necopina and Papaipema cataphracta all synonyms of Papaipema insulidens,