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700004.006077Pseudothyris sepulchralis (Guérin-Méneville, 1832) –
              Mournful Thyris Moth

© Charles Lewallen
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Synonymy: Thyris sepulchralis Guérin-Méneville, 1832
Thyris lugubris Boisduval, 1852
Dysodia margaritana Clemens, 1862
Taxonomic Notes: Pseudothyris sepulchralis (Guérin-Méneville, 1832) was transferred from the genus Thyris to the genus Pseudothyris, gen. n., in Thiele (1986).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Thiele, J.H.R., 1986. Die Gattung Thyris Hoffmannsegg, 1803. Uber die Ergebnisse der Untersuchungen fur eine Monographie (Lep., Thyridae). Atalanta (Munchen), 17: 105-146.
Pseudothyris sepulchralis
© Arlene Ripley
Pseudothyris sepulchralis
© John Himmelman
Pseudothyris sepulchralis
© Carmen Champagne
Pseudothyris sepulchralis
© Carol Wolf
Pseudothyris sepulchralis
© Ken Childs
Pseudothyris sepulchralis
19mm – © Jim Vargo

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