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80a0689 – 5533   Hypsopygia olinalis (Guenée, 1854)
             Yellow-fringed Hypsopygia

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Synonymy: Pyralis olinalis Guenée, 1854
Asopia himonialis Zeller, 1872
Herculia infimbrialis Dyar, 1908
Asopia trentonalis Lederer, 1863
Taxonomic Notes: Hypsopygia olinalis (Guenée, 1854) was assigned to the genus Herculia in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). This species was 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 24.50m; p. 186. Book Review and ordering
  • 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 Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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Hypsopygia olinalis
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