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80a1085 – 5147   Epipagis fenestralis (Hübner, [1796])

© Jerry Armstrong
Distribution: North Carolina and Kentucky to Florida, Gulf States, Arkansas and Texas.
and Size:
May - September flight period. ~ 20-25mm wingspan.
Similar Species:
  • See notes at 5148 - E. disparilis, am. line of hindwing is broken not continuous.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Pyralis fenestralis Hübner, [1796]
Samea huronalis Guenée, 1854
Phalangiodes serinalis Walker, 1859
Taxonomic Notes: Epipagis fenestralis (Hübner, 1796) an unused senior synonym, replaces 5147 Epipagis huronalis (Guenée, 1854) in Munroe (1995).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E.G., V.O. Becker, J.C. Shaffer, M. Shaffer, M.A. Solis, 1995. Pyraloidea [60. Pyralidae]. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Volume 3. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea - Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera and Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL, 34-79.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Epipagis fenestralis
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Epipagis fenestralis
© Bob Patterson
Epipagis fenestralis
© Steve Scott
Epipagis fenestralis
© D. J. Stanley
Epipagis fenestralis
© Carol Wolf
Epipagis fenestralis
© Jim Vargo

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