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Crambidae
801366.005150Samea castellalis Guenée, 1854 – Stained-glass Moth

© Ken Childs
Similar Species:
  • Samea ecclesialis is not found north of Mexico and males lack large abdominal tufts.
  • Samea multiplicalis
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Samea castellalis Guenée, 1854
Samea ecclesialis of authors not Guenée, 1854
Taxonomic Notes: Samea castellalis Guenée, 1854, n. stat., is elevated from synonymy of [5150] Samea ecclesialisGuenée, 1854 in Landry (2016). There are currently no verified records of ecclesialis from north of Mexico.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: AAA0368
  • Landry, B., 2016. Taxonomic revision of the Spilomelinae (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae s. l.) of the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 123(2): 315-399.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Samea castellalis
© Bob Patterson
Samea castellalis
© Robert Zimlich
Samea castellalis
© Ron Votaw
Samea castellalis
S. multiplicalis edited by Brian Scholtens
Samea castellalis
S. ecclesialis edited by Brian Scholtens
Samea castellalis
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Samea castellalis
© Carol Wolf
Samea castellalis
© Ken Childs
Samea castellalis
© Jim Vargo

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