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931019.1n – 8686.2   Zale nr. strigimacula (Guenée, 1852)
Distribution Data for Zale nr. strigimacula
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Distribution: Texas to Columbia, Schmidt & Lafontaine (pers. comm., 8/1/2017).
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Taxonomic Notes: Zale nr. strigimacula is the "additional species belonging to the Z. strigimacula complex... known from Texas" in Schmidt, Lafontaine & Troubridge (2018), ZooKeys, 788: 246. It ranges from Texas to Columbia, Schmidt & Lafontaine (pers. comm., 8/1/2017).

Examples from TX have previously been misidentified as Z. obsita, Z. viridans and in some but not all cases Z. strigimacula. Z. n. sp. nr. strigimacula is tentatively represented at BOLD in BIN group BOLD:ABY4634 under the name "Z. Lafontaine15".
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
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