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930968.6 – 8723.01   Mimophisma forbesi Schaus, 1940

Rayner Nez
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Synonymy: Mimophisma forbesi Schaus, 1940
Taxonomic Notes: Mimophisma forbesi Schaus, 1940 is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. This species was previously known only from Puerto Rico, but found in the Florida Keys by Jim Troubridge in 2013, ZooKeys, 788: 246.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Schaus, W., 1930-44. Scientific survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands. New York Academy of Scirence, 12: 732 pages..
  • 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.
Mimophisma forbesi
Rayner Nez
Mimophisma forbesi
LG – Jim Troubridge

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