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80a0682 – 5525   Hypsopygia planalis (Grote, 1880)

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Distribution: Type locality: Colorado.
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Synonymy: Asopia planalis Grote, 1880
Asopia anniculalis Hulst, 1886
Asopia enniculalis Hulst, 1886
Asopia occidentalis Hulst, 1886
Taxonomic Notes: Hypsopygia planalis (Grote, 1880), listed in the genus Herculia in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), is transferred to the genus Hypsopygia in Scholtens & Solis (2015) following Leraut (2006).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Grote, A.R., 1880. New species of moths. North American Entomologist, 1(11): 95.
  • Leraut, P.J.A., 2006. Contribution à l'étude du genre Hypsopygia Hübner [Lepidoptera, Pyralidae]. Revue française d'Entomologie (nouvelle série), 28: 5-30.
  • Scholtens, B.G. & M.A. Solis, 2015. Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico. ZooKeys, 535: 1-136.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hypsopygia planalis
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