Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Large Tabby
Aglossa pinguinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)


Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Pyralinae
Identification:
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Range: Introduced from Europe.
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Comments: changed from pinquinalis (typo) as per Curt Lehman request 6/16/10
Alternate Scientific Names:
Aglossa pinquinalis

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