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Noctuidae
931725.109726.1Azenia procida (Druce, 1889)

Jim Eckert
Distribution: USA: Arizona.
Type Locality (procida): Mexico, Tierra Colorada in Guerrero.
Type Locality (nepotica): Mexico, Oaxaca, Salina Cruz.
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Synonymy: Metoponia procida Druce, 1889
Stiriodes nepotica Dyar, 1912
Metoponia umbria Dyar, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: Azenia procida (Druce, 1889) is raised from synonymy of 9726 A. edentata Grote, 1883 to full species status and includes as a synonym A. nepotica (Dyar, 1912 in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011), Zookeys, 149: 148.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Druce, H., 1881-1900. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera. Biologia Centrali-Americana, 1: 1-490.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1912. Descriptions of new species and genera of Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 42: 71.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2011. Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. Zookeys, 149: 145-161.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Azenia procida
Jim Eckert
Azenia procida
Jim Eckert
Azenia procida
Jim Eckert
Azenia procida
LG – Bruce Walsh
Azenia procida
LG – Bruce Walsh
Azenia procida
DNA - LG – (cc) Canadian National Collection
Azenia procida
DNA - LG – (cc) CNC

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