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Crambidae
801195.00 – 5244   Herpetogramma fluctuosalis (Lederer, 1863)
             Greater Sweetpotato Webworm

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: MD south to FL and TX, not in Canada - Handfield & Handfield (2021).
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Botys fluctuosalis Lederer, 1863
Pachyzancla ipomoealis Capps, 1964
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Handfield, L. & D. Handfield, 2021. A revision of the Canadian species of the Genus Herpetogramma Lederer, 1863 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae: Herpetogrammatini), with descriptions of three new species. Bonn Zoological Bulletin, 70 (1): 173-199.
  • Solis M.A., 2010. North American Herpetogramma Lederer, 1863 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae): type specimens and identity of species in the United States and Canada. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 112(3): 451-463.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Herpetogramma fluctuosalis
Ken Childs
Herpetogramma fluctuosalis
Reared - George Smiley
Herpetogramma fluctuosalis
George Smiley LG
on Saururus cernuus
Herpetogramma fluctuosalis
George Smiley LG
on Saururus cernuus
Herpetogramma fluctuosalis
George Smiley LG
on Saururus cernuus

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