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Crambidae
801197.005275Herpetogramma pertextalis (Lederer, 1863) – Bold-feathered Grass Moth

- © Carol Wolf
Distribution: ON and QC, Canada south to FL and TX, USA.
Genitalia: See Handfield & Handfield (2021).
Similar Species:
  • 5276 Herpetogramma abdominalis - see Solis (2010).
  • 5277 Herpetogramma thestealis - see Solis (2010).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Botys pertextalis Lederer, 1863
Botis gentilis Grote, 1873
Botis thesealis of authors not Lederer, 1863
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: AAA2323 (BIN includes aquilonalis, fraxinalis, thestealis, pertextalis)
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Handfield, L. & D. Handfield, 2021. A revision of the Canadian species of the Genus Herpetogramma Lederer, 1863 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae: Herpetogrammatini), with descriptions of three new species. Bonn Zoological Bulletin, 70 (1): 173-199.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 23.34m; p. 180. Book Review and ordering
  • Solis M.A., 2010. North American Herpetogramma Lederer, 1863 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae): type specimens and identity of species in the United States and Canada. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 112(3): 451-463.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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