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Crambidae
800706.005312Rupela sejuncta – Heinrich, 1937

© Nigel Grindley
Distribution: Type locality: Harris County, TX; paratypes: TX, GA, FL, AL, “Staten Island” (presumably NY).
Description/
Field Marks:
Wings white with veins 11 (R1) and 12 (Sc) connected.
Genitalia: See Heinrich (1937).
Similar Species:
  • 5310 Rupela segrega, requires dissection.
  • 5311 Rupela tinctella has both a brown and white form; the latter requires dissection.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Heinrich, C., 1937. Moths of the genus Rupela (Pyralididae: Schoenobiinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 84(3019): 373; pl. 26, figs. 14-14c; pl. 32, fig. 39.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Rupela sejuncta
© Nigel Grindley
Rupela sejuncta
© Nigel Grindley
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