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80a1018 – 5279.1   Herpetogramma sphingealis Handfield & Handfield, 2011

Barbara Spencer
Genitalia: See Handfield & Handfield (2011 & 2021).
Similar Species:
  • Herpetogramma aeglealis windwing has dark bands contrasting with paler ground color.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Herpetogramma sphingealis Handfield & Handfield, 2011
  • 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: BOLD:AAA2324 (BIN includes aeglealis, sphingealis)
  • Handfield, L. & D. Handfield, 2011. A new species of Herpetogramma (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Spilomelinae) from eastern North America. ZooKeys, 149: 5-15.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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