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932431 – 9520.1   "Acrapex" relicta Ferguson, 1991

John Trent
Distribution: Type locality: Wedge Plantation, on the south bank of the South Santee River, Charleston Co., SC; near Beaufort, Cartaret Co., just south of Cape Hatteras, NC; Great Dismal Swamp, near NC border in southeastern VA.
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Synonymy: Acrapex relicta Ferguson, 1991
Taxonomic Notes: "Acrapex" relicta Ferguson, 1991, n. sp. Generic placement is provisional. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 45: 209-214.
  • 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., 1991. First record of the genus Acrapex from the New World, with description of a new species from the Carolinas and Virginia (Noctuidae: Amphipyrinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 45(3): 209-214.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

John Trent

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