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933210.0010640Xanthopastis regnatrix (Grote, 1863) – Spanish Moth

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Synonymy: Philochrysa regnatrix Grote, 1863
Phalaena amaryllidis Sepp, 1848
Xanthopastis antillium Dyar, 1913
Glottula heterocampa Guenée, 1852
Xanthopastis molinoi Dyar, 1919
Phalaena timais of authors not Cramer, [1780]
Taxonomic Notes: Xanthopastis regnatrix (Grote, 1863) was previously listed as Xanthopastis timais of authors not (Cramer ([1780]) treated as a species complex involving at least six species in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011), Zookeys, 149: 149-158.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Factsheet at Florida Featured Creatures.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2011. Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. Zookeys, 149: 145-161.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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