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932477 – 9491   Papaipema circumlucens (Smith, 1899)
             Hop Stalk Borer
Distribution Data for Papaipema circumlucens
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Distribution: Type locality: Newark, NJ; Long Island, NY ; Pennsylvania; Champaign, IL.; NE.
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Synonymy: Hydroecia circumlucens Smith, 1899
Papaipema humuli Bird, 1915
Papaipema ochropenta Bird, 1916
Gortyna ochroptena Dyar, 1908
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Smith, J.B., 1899. Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of boreal North America. Revision of the genus Hydroecia Gn. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 26: 43; pl. 2, fig. 31 (♂ gen.).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Papaipema circumlucens
38mm – Jim Vargo
Papaipema circumlucens
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