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80a0590 – 6053   Peoria approximella (Walker, 1866)
             Carmine Snout Moth

Jerry Armstrong
Distribution: Type locality (approximella): "North America".
Lectotype (cremoricosta): Colorado Springs, CO.
Type locality (haematica): New York and Massachusetts.
Type locality (roseatella): Massachusetts.
Genitalia: See Shaffer (1968)
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Synonymy: Eurhodope approximella Walker, 1866
Hypsotropa cremoricosta Hampson, 1918
Anerastia haematica Zeller, 1872
Nephopteryx roseatella Packard, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Shaffer, J.C., 1968. A revision of the Peoriinae and Anerastiinae (auctorum) of America North of Mexico (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 280: 29; figs. 14, 59, 81, 116, 154.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
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