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932139 – 11106   Schinia volupia (Fitch, 1868)
             Painted Schinia

Maury Heiman
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Synonymy: Alaria volupia Fitch, 1868
Rhododipsa aden Strecker, 1898
Rhododipsa masoni Smith, 1896
Rhododipsa volupides Strand, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: Schinia volupia (Fitch, 1868) includes as a synonym 11108 Schinia masoni, Zootaxa. 3716(2): 157-191. 11109 Schinia aden (Strecker, 1898) is included as a synonym of Schinia masoni in Hardwick (1996).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hardwick, D.F., 1996. A monograph to the North American Heliothentinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Centre for Land and BiolOgical Resources Research, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada: The Author, 1-281.
  • Pogue, M.G., G.D. Ouellette & C.E. Harp, 2013. A revision of the Schinia volupia (Fitch) species complex (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae). Zootaxa, 3716(2): 157-191.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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Maury Heiman
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20mm – Chuck Harp Collection
Schinia volupia
21mm – Chuck Harp Collection
Schinia volupia
22mm – Jim Vargo
Schinia volupia
23mm – Jim Vargo
Schinia volupia
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