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800850.00 – 5439 – Thaumatopsis pexellus (Zeller, 1863) – Woolly Grass-veneer

Carl Barrentine
Distribution: Type locality (longipalpus): St. Louis, MO.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Crambus pexellus Zeller, 1863
Thaumatopsis longipalpus Morrison, 1875
Crambus macropterellus Zeller, 1863
Thaumatopsis gibsonella Kearfott, 1908
Thaumatopsis coloradella Kearfott, 1908
Ubida strictalis Dyar, 1914
Thaumatopsis idion Dyar, 1919
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 161.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zeller, P.C., 1863. Chilonidarum et Crambidarum genera et species. Wiegandt & Hempel, Meseritz & Berlin, pp. 48.
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