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80a1020 – 5278   Herpetogramma centrostrigalis (Stephens, 1834)
Distribution Data for Herpetogramma centrostrigalis
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Distribution: USA: GA, LA (Solis 2010).
Type locality : England, Devonshire, Devon. (Probably mislabeled and not a Palearctic species (Solis 2010))
Field Marks:
Forewing light yellow and FWL > 14mm.
Similar Species:
  • Herpetogramma theseusalis forewing typically browner; FWL < 15mm.
  • Patania silicalis.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Margaritia centrostrigalis Stephens, 1834
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAF2068
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • 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.
  • Stephens, J.F., 1834. Illustrations of British Entomology; or, a synopsis of indigenous insects: containing their generic and specific distinctions; with an account of their metamorphoses, times of appearance, localities, food, and economy, as far as practicable. Haustellata, 4: 49.
Herpetogramma centrostrigalis
Alma Solis
Herpetogramma centrostrigalis
DNA - coll. B. Sullivan - LG – CBG Photog. Grp.

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