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Noctuidae
932558 – 9925   Lithophane lepida Grote, 1878
Distribution Data for Lithophane lepida
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Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Other members of the Lithophane lepida complex, see key in Troubridge & Lafontaine (2003).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Lithophane lepida Grote, 1878
Lithophane lepida Lintner, 1878
Graptolitha adipel Benjamin, 1936
Taxonomic Notes: Lithophane lepida Grote, 1878 includes as a subspecies adipel Benjamin, 1936, n. stat. (Schmidt in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) (adipel) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) (lepida) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Troubridge, J., & J.D. Lafontaine, 2003. A review of the pine-feeding Lithophane lepida species group (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), with descriptions of two new species. The Canadian Entomologist, 135(1): 53-62.
Lithophane lepida
CNC - CBIF
Lithophane lepida
adipel – CNC - CBIF
Lithophane lepida
42mm – Gary Anweiler
Lithophane lepida
adipel - LG – Jim Troubridge
Lithophane lepida
adipel - 40mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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