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Erebidae
930491.10 – 8343.1   Zanclognatha minoralis of authors, not Smith, 1895
Distribution Data for Zanclognatha minoralis of authors,
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Taxonomic Notes: Zanclognatha minoralis of authors, not Smith, 1895 refers to specimens from southeastern US thought to be 8343 Z. minoralis Smith, 1895, a species removed from the list in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) because the identity of the type specimen could not be confirmed. Minoralis was described from two specimens without locality. Smith states, "Habitat - Long Island, New York (probably)... It is not impossible that this is a form of M. inconspicualis Grote..."
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Smith, J.B., 1895. Contributions toward a monograph of the insects of the Lepidopterous family Noctuidae of the boreal North America. A revision of the deltoid moths. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 48: 34; pl. 2, fig. 6.
  • Wagner, D.L. & T.L. McCabe, 2011. A new Zanclognatha from eastern North America and a preliminary key to the larvae of the genus (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Herminiinae). ZooKeys, 149: 89-101.
Zanclognatha minoralis of authors,
Mississippi Entomological Museum
Zanclognatha minoralis of authors,
Mississippi Entomological Museum

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