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80a0873 – 5251   Conchylodes octonalis (Zeller, 1873)
             Eight-barred Lygropia Moth

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Synonymy: Orobena octonalis Zeller, 1873
Botis sexmaculalis Grote, 1876
Taxonomic Notes: Conchylodes octonalis (Zeller, 1873) was formerly in the genus Lygropia, Arthropod. Syst. Phylo., 77(1): 168.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Mally, R., J.E. Hayden, C. Neinhuis, B.H. Jordal & M. Nuss, 2019. The phylogenetic systematics of Spilomelinae and Pyraustinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) inferred from DNA and morphology. Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny, 77(1): 141-204.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 23.40m; p. 180. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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