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57a0013 – 4636   Neofelderia rata (Edwards, 1882)

Charles W. Melton
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Synonymy: Lycomorpha rata Edwards, 1882
Malthaca xanthogramma Hering, 1924
Taxonomic Notes: Neofelderia rata (Edwards, 1882), formerly in the genus Pyromorpha, Entomofauna Supplement. 2(1):66, was listed between 4635 and 4637 erroneously as 4646 in the 1983 list. It was also previously listed erroneously at MPG as 4626.1 Neoalbertia rata.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Edwards, H., 1882. Descriptions of new species of North American Heterocera. Papilio: The organ of the New York Entomological Club, 2(8): 123-130.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 21.5m; p. 160. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tarmann, G., 1984. Generische Revision der amerikanischen Zygaenidae mit Beschreibung neuer Gattungen und Arten (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Teil 1. Entomofauna Supplement, 2(1): 1-176.
Neofelderia rata
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Neofelderia rata
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