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80a1278 – 5310   Rupela segrega Heinrich, 1937
Distribution Data for Rupela segrega
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Distribution: Type locality: South Bay, Lake Okeechobee, FL.
Field Marks:
Wings white with veins 11 (R1) and 12 (Sc) separate.
Genitalia: See Heinrich (1937).
Similar Species:
  • 5311 Rupela tinctella has both a brown and white form; the latter requires dissection.
  • 5312 Rupela sejuncta, requires dissection.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Rupela segrega Heinrich, 1937
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Heinrich, C., 1937. Moths of the genus Rupela (Pyralididae: Schoenobiinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 84(3019): 366; pl. 23, figs. 6-6d; pl. 30, fig. 32.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Rupela segrega
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