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91a0346 – 7286   Rheumaptera affirmata (Guenée, [1858])
Distribution Data for Rheumaptera affirmata
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Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
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Synonymy: Scotosia affirmata Guenée, [1858]
Scotosia progressata Walker, 1862
Taxonomic Notes: Rheumaptera affirmata (Guenée, [1858]), n. comb. in Brehm et al. (2019), was formerly in the genus Triphosa.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Brehm, G., L. Murillo-Ramos, P. Sihvonen, A. Hausmann, B.C. Schmidt, E. Ounap, A. Moser, R. Mörtter, D. Bolt, F. Bodner, A. Lindt, L.E. Parra, N. Wahlberg, 2019. New World geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae): Molecular phylogeny, biogeography, taxonomic updates and description of 11 new tribes. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 77(3): 457-486.
Rheumaptera affirmata
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