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80a1156 – 4826   Mimoschinia rufofascialis (Stephens, 1834)
             Rufous-banded Crambid Moth
© Mark Dreiling - DNA© Charles Melton
Distribution: Type locality rufofascialis: unknown.
Type locality thalialis: St. Domingo.
Type locality (ssp. decorata): Mexico, N. Sonora.
Type locality (ssp. novalis): USA, Texas.
Type locality (ssp. nuchalis): USA, California.
Type locality (ssp. perviana): Dominican Republic, St. Domingo
Type locality (gelidalis): Dominican Republic, St. Domingo.
Type locality (costaemaculalis): Netherlands Antilles, Curaηao.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: • Ennychia rufofascialis Stephens, 1834
• Thelcteria costaemaculalis Snellen, 1887
• Pyralis? gelidalis Walker, [1866]
• Anthophila? perviana Walker, 1865
• Botys? thalialis Walker, 1859
• Emprepes novalis Grote, 1876
• Eustrotia decorata Druce, 1899
• Emprepes nuchalis Grote, 1878
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 21.51m, 21.52f; p. 171. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
© Jillian Cowles
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
© Jim Escoffier
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
© Tom Murray
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
© Charles Melton
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
© Arlene Ripley
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
© Charles Melton
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
14mm – © Chris Grinter
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
18mm – © Charles D. Bird
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
© Jim Vargo

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