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80a0934 – 5264.1   Microthyris lelex (Cramer, 1777)

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Synonymy: Phalaena Noctua lelex Cramer, 1777
Botis flexalis Möschler, [1882]
Haritala foviferalis Hampson, 1895
Cyclocena gestatalis Möschler, 1890
Botys janiralis Möschler, 1886
Taxonomic Notes: Microthyris lelex (Cramer, 1777), formerly in the genus Cyclocena, is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico (Florida), Insecta Mundi. 361: 5.
  • Hayden, J,E. & T.S. Dickel, 2014. New North American records of Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera: Crambidae, Pyralidae) from southern Florida. Insecta Mundi, 0361: 1-16.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Microthyris lelex
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Microthyris lelex
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Microthyris lelex
– © James Hayden
Microthyris lelex
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