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931003 – 8676   Toxonprucha psegmapteryx (Dyar, 1913)

- BIN: BOLD:ABX2203 - Ann Hendrickson
Distribution: USA: Texas.
Type locality: Cerritos, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Acacia roemeriana, Senegalia berlandieri.
Field Marks:
Toxonprucha psegmapteryx was described from a female and its true identity is uncertain. Specimens in BOLD BIN group BOLD:ABX2203 appear to match the original description.
Similar Species:
  • Toxonprucha n. sp. 1 easily distinguished by male genitalia and DNA barcode.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Matigramma psegmapteryx Dyar, 1913
  • 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:ABX2203
  • Dyar, H.G., 1913. Descriptions of new Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 44(1951): 301.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Toxonprucha psegmapteryx
Ann Hendrickson
Toxonprucha psegmapteryx
Steve Morris
Toxonprucha psegmapteryx
Steve Morris
Toxonprucha psegmapteryx
Steve Morris
Toxonprucha psegmapteryx
28mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Toxonprucha psegmapteryx
29mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Toxonprucha psegmapteryx
30mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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