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80a0992 – 5230   Polygrammodes eleuata (Fabricius, [1776] 1777)
             Red-spotted Sweetpotato Moth

© Carol Wolf
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Synonymy: Phalaena eleuata Fabricius, [1776] 1777
Astura elevalis Guenée, 1854
Polygrammodes elevata Munroe, 1983
Astura grandimacula Dognin, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Polygrammodes eleuata (Fabricius, 1777) corrects the spelling of "elevata."
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Fabricius, J.C., 1794 [imprint "1776"]. Genera insectorum eorumque charcteres naturales secundum numerum, figuram, situm et proportionem omnium partium oris adiecta mantissa specierum nuper detectarum. M. F. Bartschii, Chilonii, 1-12: 291.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Polygrammodes eleuata
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Polygrammodes eleuata
© Aaron Cavosie
Polygrammodes eleuata
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Polygrammodes eleuata
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