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932239 – 9297.2   "Elaphria" cyanympha (Ferguson, [1989])

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Synonymy: Cryphia cyanympha Ferguson, [1989]
Taxonomic Notes: Elaphria cyanympha (Ferguson, [1989]), n. sp.: Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 26: 201-218. Formerly placed in the genus Cryphia, current placement in Elaphria is provisional in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), ZooKeys, 40: 146
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D.C., 1988. New Species and new Nomenclature in the American Acronictinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 26: 201-218.
  • 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 Mass Moths
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

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