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930440 – 8267   Cisseps fulvicollis (Hübner, [1818])
             Yellow-collared Scape Moth

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Synonymy: Glaucopis fulvicollis Hübner, [1818]
Scepsis cocklei Dyar, 1904
Scepsis gravis Edwards, 1886
Scepsis matthewi Edwards, 1873
Scepsis packardii Grote, 1865
Scepsis pallens Edwards, 1886
Glaucopis semidiaphana Harris, 1839
Scepsis wrightii Stretch, 1885
Taxonomic Notes: Cisseps fulvicollis (Hübner, [1818]) includes as synonyms 8268 Cisseps packardii and 8269 Cisseps wrightii in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), ZooKeys. 527: 127-147.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 49.6m, 49.7m; p. 274. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Cisseps fulvicollis
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