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931047 – 8712   Zale termina (Grote, 1883)

Steve Morris
Distribution: Type locality (termina): Arizona.
Type locality (yavapai): Yavapai Co., AZ.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phaeocyma termina Grote, 1883
Phaeocyma yavapai Smith, 1908
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin, 1925. Change in the synonymy of Lepidoptera arising from examination of some types in the Brooklyn Museum (Lepid., Phalaenidae and Pyralidae). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 20(5): 197. (synonymy)
  • Grote, A.R., 1883. New species and notes on structure of moths and genera. The Canadian Entomologist, 15: 129.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 44.30f; p. 260. Book Review and ordering
  • Smith, J.B., 1908. A revision of some species of Noctuidae heretofore referred to the genus Homoptera Boisduval. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 35(1645): 267. (yavapai)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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