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932034.73 – 9072   Aleptina aleptivoides (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912)
Distribution Data for Aleptina aleptivoides
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Distribution: Type locality : La Puerta Valley, San Diego County, California.
Field Marks:
See Todd et al. (1984).
Genitalia: See Todd et al. (1984).
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Synonymy: Phyllophila aleptivoides Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Paracretonia xithon Dyar, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Aleptina aleptivoides (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912) is transferred from the genus Paracretonia (apparently misspelled as "Paracretona" in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist)) in Todd et al. (1984), Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash., 86: 951-960.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Todd E.L., A. Blanchard, R.W. Poole, 1984. A revision of the genus Aleptina (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 86: 959.
Aleptina aleptivoides
[T] - Roy Morris
Aleptina aleptivoides
19mm – Jim Vargo

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