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80a1136 – 4798.1   Frechinia murmuralis (Dyar, 1917)
Distribution Data for Frechinia murmuralis
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Distribution: Type locality: Sabinal, TX.
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Synonymy: Titanio murmuralis Dyar, 1917
Taxonomic Notes: Frechinia murmuralis (Dyar, 1917), listed as a synonym of F. helianthiales (Murtfeldt, 1897) in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), is recognized as a valid species in Scholtens & Solis, (2015) following Munroe et al. (1995).
  • Munroe, E., 1972. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae (part), Odontiinae, Glaphryiinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 13.1B: 151, order or free PDF
  • Munroe, E.G., V.O. Becker, J.C. Shaffer, M. Shaffer, M.A. Solis, 1995. Pyraloidea [60. Pyralidae]. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Volume 3. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea - Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera and Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL, 34-79.
  • Scholtens, B.G. & M.A. Solis, 2015. Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico. ZooKeys, 535: 1-136.
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