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931160.8 – 8558   Litoprosopus coachella Hill, 1921
             Palm Flower Moth

Bob Beatson
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Synonymy: Litoprosopus coachella Hill, 1921
Taxonomic Notes: Litoprosopus coachella Hill, 1921, formerly in the family Erebidae, is placed in the subfamily Dyopsinae within the family Noctuidae, revised status in Zahiri et al. (2013), (Lafontaine & Schmidt 2015).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 43.24f; p. 257. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Zahiri R, D. Lafontaine, C.Schmidt, J.D. Holloway, I.J. Kitching, M. Mutanen, N. Wahlberg, 2013. Relationships among the basal lineages of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) based on eight gene regions. Zoologica Scripta, 42(5): 488-507.
Litoprosopus coachella
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Litoprosopus coachella
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Litoprosopus coachella
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Litoprosopus coachella
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