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80a0625 – 5581.1   Milgithea trilinealis (Hampson, 1906)

Bahamas - Gary J. Goss
Distribution: USA: Florida.
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Synonymy: Jocara trilinealis Hampson, 1906
Milgithea trilinearis Solis, 1993
Taxonomic Notes: Milgithea trilinealis (Hampson, 1906) corrects the spelling trilinearis in Solis (1993:28) which recognized this species among the North American fauna north of Mexico.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hampson, G.F., 1906. On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany and Geology, (ser. 7) 17: 131.
  • Solis, M.A., 1993. A phylogenetic analysis and reclassification of the genera of the Pococera complex (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Epipaschiinae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 101: 1-83.
Milgithea trilinealis
19mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Milgithea trilinealis
LG – McGuire Center Collection

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