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80a0994 – 5199.2   Prenesta rubrocinctalis (Guenée, 1854)
Distribution Data for Prenesta rubrocinctalis
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Synonymy: Asopia rubrocinctalis Guenée, 1854
Samea dilutalis Walker, [1866]
Botys geminatalis Herrich-Schäffer, 1871
Taxonomic Notes: Prenesta rubrocinctalis (Guenée, 1854) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. Specimens collected in recent years from southern Florida by Jim Troubridge. This species was transferred from the genus Glyphodes, Arthropod. Syst. Phylo., 77(1): 174.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Mally, R., J.E. Hayden, C. Neinhuis, B.H. Jordal & M. Nuss, 2019. The phylogenetic systematics of Spilomelinae and Pyraustinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) inferred from DNA and morphology. Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny, 77(1): 141-204.
Prenesta rubrocinctalis
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