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930526.00 – 8375   Bleptina flavivena Troubridge, 2020

© David E. Reed
Distribution: Holotype: USA: Florida, Collier Co.: Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park.
Similar Species:
  • 8375.1 Bleptina verticalis has dark gray-brown forewings vs. light brown color of B. flavivena.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Bleptina flavivena Troubridge, 2020
Bocana atymnusalis Walker, 1859
Bleptina hydrillalis of authors not Guenée, 1854
Taxonomic Notes: Bleptina flavivena Troubridge, 2020, n. sp., Insecta Mundi, 0789: 4; Fig. 2a, 2b, 55, 107.
This species was formerly listed as Bleptina hydrillalis of authors, not Guenée, 1854. "True" B. hydrillalis is extralimital.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAI8821
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Troubridge, J.T., 2020. A new genus and 37 new noctuoid species from peninsular Florida and the Keys (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Insecta Mundi, 0789: 1-56.
Bleptina flavivena
© Jean Evoy
Bleptina flavivena
© Jean Evoy
Bleptina flavivena
© Janice Jones
Bleptina flavivena
- paratype - LG – © Jim Troubridge
Bleptina flavivena
- paratype - LG – © Jim Troubridge
Bleptina flavivena
17mm – © Jim Vargo

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