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932225.1 – 9675.1   Elaphria hypophaea (Hampson, 1920)
Distribution Data for Elaphria hypophaea
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Distribution: Southern Texas
Type locality: Grenada
Similar Species:
  • 9675.1 Elaphria hypophaea has forewing orbicular and reniform spots obscure and not filled with dark scales as in 9675 E. fusimacula, Jim Troubridge (pers. comm., 21/11/2018)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Monodes hypophaea Hampson, 1920
Monodes hyposcota Hampson, 1909
Taxonomic Notes: Elaphria hypophaea (Hampson, 1920) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico from re-identified specimens of 9675 E. fusimacula from southern Texas, ZooKeys, 788: 248.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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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