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Crambidae
800704.005310Rupela segrega – Heinrich, 1937
Distribution Data for Rupela segrega
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Distribution: Type locality: South Bay, Lake Okeechobee, FL.
Description/
Field Marks:
Wings white with veins 11 (R1) and 12 (Sc) separate.
Genitalia: See Heinrich (1937).
Similar Species: 5311 Rupela tinctella has both a brown and white form; the latter requires dissection.
5312 Rupela sejuncta, requires dissection.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Heinrich, C., 1937. Moths of the genus Rupela (Pyralididae: Schoenobiinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 84(3019): 366; pl. 23, figs. 6-6d; pl. 30, fig. 32.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Rupela segrega
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