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Erebidae
930887.108615.2Bulia mexicana – (Behr, 1870)
Distribution Data for Bulia mexicana
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Distribution: Southern Texas
See J. Lep. Soc. 56(3): figs. 59 (map)
Description/
Field Marks:
See J. Lep. Soc. 56(3): 141-142
Genitalia: See J. Lep. Soc. 56(3): figs. 35, 40, 45 (♂ - gen.), 50, 55 (♀ - gen.)
Similar Species:
  • Bulia deducta (Morrison, 1875) & Bulia similaris Richards, 1936 are separated by DNA barcode and genitalia
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Bulia mexicana Richards, 1941, is now recognized within the North American fauna, southern Texas, ZooKeys, 788: 246
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Pogue & Laughlin, 2002. A revision of the genus Bulia Walker (Lepidoptera: Nocutuidae). Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society, 56(3): 129-150.
  • 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.
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