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80a0683 – 5526   Hypsopygia intermedialis (Walker, 1862)
             Red-shawled Moth

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Synonymy: Pyralis intermedialis Walker, 1862
Pyralis sodalis Walker, 1869
Pseudasopia squamealis Grote, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Hypsopygia intermedialis (Walker, 1862) was formerly in the genus Pseudasopia and assigned to the genus Herculia in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). Pseudasopia and Herculia were synonymized with Hypsopygia in 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.
  • 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.
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  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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