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801255.105177.1Apogeshna acestealis (Walker, 1859) – Checkered Apogeshna
Distribution Data for Apogeshna acestealis
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Distribution: USA: Florida.
Type Locality: Dominican Republic, St. Domingo.
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Synonymy: Samea acestealis Walker, 1859
Asopia phaerusalis Walker, 1859
Apogeshna phoerusalis of authors, [no date]
Blepharomastix sagralis Druce, 1895
Taxonomic Notes: Apogeshna acestealis (Walker, 1859) is elevated from synonymy of 5177 Apogeshna stenialis (Guenée, 1854) in Munroe (1995:64).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Munroe, E.G., 1995. Crambidae (Crambinae, Schoenobiinae, Cybalomiinae, Linostinae, Glaphyriinae, Dichogaminae, Scopariinae, Musotiminae, Midilinae, Nymphulinae, Odontiinae, Evergestinae, Pyraustinae). In J.B. Heppner (ed.), The Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 2. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera and Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, 3: 34-79.
Apogeshna acestealis
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Apogeshna acestealis
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Apogeshna acestealis
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