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9304918343Zanclognatha minoralis – of authors, not Smith, 1895
Distribution Data for Zanclognatha minoralis
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Taxonomic Notes: Zanclognatha minoralis of authors, not Smith, 1895 refers to some specimens from southeastern US thought to be Z. minoralis, TL: Long Island, NY, a species removed from the list in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) because the identity of the type specimen could not be confirmed. This taxon is part of the Z. theralis complexn which also includes deceptricalis, gypsalis and inconspicualis, all are listed as synonyms by Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010). The number of valid species in that complex is unknown, ZooKeys, 149: 99.
References
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Species Page at BOLD Barcoding Project
  • Wagner, D.L. & T.L. McCabe, 2011. A new Zanclognatha from eastern North America and a preliminary key to the larvae of the genus (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Herminiinae). ZooKeys, 149: 89-101.
Zanclognatha minoralis
Mississippi Entomological Museum
Zanclognatha minoralis
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