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930500.008353Zanclognatha jacchusalis (Walker, 1859) – Wavy-lined Zanclognatha

John Davis
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Herminia jacchusalis Walker, 1859
Herminia ochreipennis Grote, 1872
Bomolocha lutalba Smith, 1906
Zanclognatha bryanti Barnes, 1928
Taxonomic Notes: Zanclognatha jacchusalis includes as a synonym ochreipennis Grote, 1872 [8353] in Lafontaine & Honey (2009) and as subspecies Z. bryanti Barnes, 1928, a former subspecies of ochreipennis, in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) and lutalba Smith, 1906 [8354]. This species, formerly listed as 8352 in the Hodges 1983 Checklist, was renumbered when it was synonymized with ochreipennis and it's former synonym marcidilinea (Grote, 1872) was returned to full species.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2013. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 264: 227-236.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & M.R. Honey, 2009. Taxonomic changes to the names Zanclognatha jaccusalis and Z. ochreipennis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Herminiinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 2: 41-43.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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Zanclognatha jacchusalis
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Zanclognatha jacchusalis
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