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80a0780 – 5012   Loxostege thallophilalis (Hulst, 1886)

John Davis
Distribution: Southern BC to MT and northern CA, in mountains, Munroe (1976).
Type locality: California.
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Synonymy: Botis thallophilalis Hulst, 1886
Noctuelia flavifimbrialis Warren, 1892
Botis thrallophilalis Hulst, 1886
Taxonomic Notes: Loxostege thallophilalis (Hulst, 1886), a justified emendation and correctly spelled in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), was erroneously listed previously as Loxostege thrallophilalis following the original spelling on p. 154 in Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 13 which was corrected on p. 168 of the same work, Munroe, (1976), MONA Fascicle 13.2a: 72.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 13: 154.
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a, p. 72; pl. 4.39-40. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Warren, W., 1892. Descriptions of new genera and species of Pyralidae contained in the British Museum collection. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History; Zoology, Botany, and Geology, (ser. 6) 9(29): 172-179.
Loxostege thallophilalis
23mm - LG – Chris Grinter - CAS

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