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Noctuidae
933115 – 10566   Trichopolia melanopis (Hampson, 1905)

Charles Melton
Description/
Field Marks:
See ZooKeys, 421: 139-179.
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 421: 139-179.
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Synonymy: Eriopyga melanopis Hampson, 1905
Taxonomic Notes: Trichopolia melanopis (Hampson, 1905), n. comb., was formerly in the genus Protorthodes (n. syn. of Trichopolia) (Schmidt in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine, D., J. Walsh & C. Ferris, 2014. A revision of the genus Protorthodes McDunnough with descriptions of a new genus and four new species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Eriopygini). ZooKeys, 421: 139-179.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Trichopolia melanopis
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Trichopolia melanopis
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Trichopolia melanopis
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Trichopolia melanopis
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Trichopolia melanopis
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