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931257.1 – 9002   Tripudia inquaesita (Barnes & Benjamin, 1924)

Charles W. Melton
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Synonymy: Cobubatha inquaesita Barnes & Benjamin, 1924
Cobubatha damozela of authors not Dyar, 1914
Taxonomic Notes: Tripudia inquaesita (Barnes & Benjamin, 1924) was replaced by Tripudia damozela (Dyar, 1914) when the two species were synonymized in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010). T. inquaesita was raised back to full species status in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), ZooKeys. 527: 127-147.
T. damozela is reassigned to 9002.2 and T. inquaesita is again assigned to 9002, the number used in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin, 1924. Notes and new species. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 5(3): 172.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Tripudia inquaesita
Charles Melton
Tripudia inquaesita
18mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Tripudia inquaesita
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