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933160 – 10286   "Hexorthodes" nipana (Smith, 1910)

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Synonymy: Mamestra nipana Smith, 1910
Mamestra montara Smith, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: "Hexorthodes" nipana (Smith, 1910) includes as a synonym 10287 Hexorthodes montara Smith, 1910 in Mustelin (2006), Zootaxa, 1278: 41. This species was formerly placed in the genus Polia. Generic placement is provisional, Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), ZooKeys, 40: 158.
  • 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, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Mustelin, T., 2006. Taxonomy of southern California Erebidae and Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of twenty one new species. Zootaxa, 1278: 1-47.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

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