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80a0688 – 5531   Hypsopygia nostralis (Guenée, 1854)
             Southern Hayworm

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Synonymy: Pyralis nostralis Guenée, 1854
Parasopia dissimilalis Möschler, 1890
Herculia psammioxantha Dyar, 1917
Herculia sordidalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
Pyralis tenuis Butler, 1880
Herculia venezuelensis Amsel, 1956
Taxonomic Notes: Hypsopygia nostralis (Guenée, 1854) was a synonym of Herculia sordidalis (B. & McD., 1913) in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). This species was placed in the genus Ocrasa in Shaffer and Solis (1995) and subsequently transferred to the genus 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hypsopygia nostralis
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