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660009.00 – 4651   Paleophobetron perornata (Dyar, 1905)

Maury Heiman
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Synonymy: Epiperola perornata Dyar, 1905
Taxonomic Notes: Paleophobetron perornata (Dyar, 1905), originally in the genus Epiperola, was transferred to Paleophobetron by Forbes (1942), Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 90:388, when he raised the genus from synonymy of Epiperola. The revision was overlooked in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist) and the species was listed in Epiperola. Becker & Epstein (1995) revised the status, placing it back in Paleophobetron, Atlas of Neotrop. Lepid. Chklst: Part 2.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Becker, V.O. & M.E. Epstein, 1995. In J.B. Heppner (ed.), Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 2: Hyblaedoidea, Pyraloidea, Tortricoidea. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera and Scientific Publishers, 1-243.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 20.41f, 20.42m; p. 163. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Paleophobetron perornata
Maury Heiman
Paleophobetron perornata
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