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Hepialidae
110013.000033Phymatopus behrensii (Stretch, 1872)

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Synonymy: Sthenopis behrensii Stretch, 1872
Sthenopis behrnsii Stretch, 1872 (incorr. orig. spelling)
Hepialus behrensi (McDunnough, 1938) (emend.)
Hepialus anceps Edwards, 1881
Hepialus desolatus Strecker, 1875
Sthenopis montana Stretch, 1872
Epialus tacomae Edwards, 1874
Taxonomic Notes: Phymatopus behrensii (Stretch, 1872) corrects the original spelling of behrnsii, see Stretch, 1872:240, and misspelling of behrensi in the 1983 Hodges Checklist. This species includes as a synonym
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 13.2m, 13.3m; p. 37. Book Review and ordering
  • Stretch, R.H., 1872. Illustrations of the Zygænidæ & Bombycidæ of North America, 1: 105, 240 (errata).
Phymatopus behrensii
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Phymatopus behrensii
– © Ron Wiegus
Phymatopus behrensii
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Phymatopus behrensii
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Phymatopus behrensii
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Phymatopus behrensii
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