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80a1180 – 4874.1   Glaphyria decisa (Walker, 1866)

[T] - Carol Wolf
Distribution: USA: Florida.
Type locality: Jamaica.
Field Marks:
"The white forewing lines of G. decisa are diffusely scaled, not distinctly sharp, as in the other species..." - Hayden (2016).
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Synonymy: Acontia decisa Walker, 1866
Homophysa pomonalis Schaus, 1920
Taxonomic Notes: Glaphyria decisa Walker, 1866 is now recognized within the North American fauna from Florida, Hayden in Anderson & Hodges, 2016, Entomology Section. Tri-ology, 55(2): 7.
  • Hayden, J.E., 2016. Calliprora sp., a gelechiid moth, a new continental USA record. Tri-ology, 55(2): 7.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1866. Supplement - part 5. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 35: 1963.
Glaphyria decisa
LG – James Hayden
Glaphyria decisa
[T] Jim Vargo

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