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80a0943 – 5240   Agathodes monstralis Guenée, 1854

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Synonymy: Agathodes monstralis Guenée, 1854
Agathodes designalis of authors not Guenée, 1854
Stenurges floridalis Hulst, 1886
Taxonomic Notes: Agathodes monstralis Guenée, 1854, formerly treated as a subspecies of Agathodes designalis Guenée, 1854 in Munroe (1995), is raised to full species status with Stenurges foridalis Hulst, 1886 as a synonym. A. designalis [5240] is extralimital north of Costa Rica. Trop. Lepid. Res. 25(2): 80-97.
  • 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. 23.32m; p. 179. Book Review and ordering
  • Sourakov A., D. Plotkin, A.Y. Kawahara, L. Xiao, W. Hallwachs, D. Janzen, 2015. On the taxonomy of the erythrina moths Agathodes and Terastia (Crambidae: Spilomelinae): Two different patterns of haplotype divergence and a new species of Terastia. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 25(2): 80-97.
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