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930447.208271.7Uranophora leucotelus (Butler, 1876)

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Taxonomic Notes: Uranophora leucotelus (Butler, 1876), reported from Hidalgo County, TX1/13/2013, 2013 Season Summary, News Lepid. Soc., 56(S1):106, is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. In an oversight, Hampson (1898) included the type species of both genera under Napata but Uranophora has precedence. This error has been repeated by many authors since.

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