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931732.72 – 8999.1   Cydosia majuscula (Edwards, 1881)

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Synonymy: Penthetria majuscula Edwards, 1881
Taxonomic Notes: Cydosia majuscula (Edwards, 1881) is elevated from synonymy of 8999 Cydosia aurivitta to full species status in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), ZooKeys, 527: 138.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cydosia majuscula
22mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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