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91a0120 – 7647   Heterophleps triguttaria Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]
             Three-spotted Fillip Moth

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Synonymy: Heterophleps triguttaria Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]
Corycia hexaspilata Walker, 1866
Stegania quadrinotata Walker, 1863
Nannia morensata Hulst, 1896
Taxonomic Notes: Heterophleps triguttaria Herrich-Schäffer, [1854] includes as a synonym Heterophleps morensata (Hulst, 1896) (Schmidt & McGuinness in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
  • 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)
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
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  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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