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Erebidae
930336.58 – 8121.1   Virbia marginata of Schmidt et al., 2018 (not Druce, 1885)

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Taxonomic Notes: Virbia marginata of Schmidt et al., 2018; (not Druce, 1885) refers to a population from TX attributed to V. marginata by Schmidt, et al. (2018) but later determined to be an undescribed species with "true" marginata treated as extralimital by Schmidt (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

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