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Crambidae
801199.005277Herpetogramma thestealis (Walker, 1859) – Zigzag Herpetogramma Moth
Distribution Data for Herpetogramma thestealis
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Distribution: Canada: NS to southern MB; USA: eastern and central states south to FL.
Genitalia: See Handfield & Handfield (2011& 2021).
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Taxonomic Notes: Herpetogramma thestealis (Walker, 1859) includes as synonyms 5276 Herpetogramma abdominalis (Zeller, 1872) and Herpetogramma fissalis (Grote, 1882) in Handfield & Handfield (2021), Bonn Zool. Bull., 70 (1): 173199.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - BIN: AAA2323 (BIN includes aquilonalis, fraxinalis, thestealis, pertextalis)
  • Handfield, L. & D. Handfield, 2011. A new species of Herpetogramma (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Spilomelinae) from eastern North America. ZooKeys, 149: 5-15.
  • 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
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- LG – Louis Handfield
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Herpetogramma thestealis
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- LG – Louis Handfield
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Canadian National Collection LG

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George Smiley LG
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