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930447.208271.7Uranophora leucotelus (Butler, 1876)

Rick Nirschl
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Synonymy: Napata leucotelus [Butler], 1876
Napata venezuelensis Klages, 1906
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.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hampson, G.F., 1898. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, 1: 411.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

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