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932204.52 – 9826   Acopa perpallida Grote, 1878

Randy Hardy
Distribution: Type locality (perpallida): "southern Kansas".
Type locality (dentifer): Las Vegas Hot Springs, NM.
Type locality (dentifer var. borealis): White River, Stanley Co., SD.
Type locality (incana): Arizona.
Type locality (pura): Douglas, AZ.
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Synonymy: Acopa perpallida Grote, 1878
Grypotes borealis Dyar, 1917
Grypotes dentifer Dyar, 1917
Acopa incana Edwards, 1882
Acopa pura Barnes & Lindsey, 1922
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin, 1922. New Noctuidae (Lep.). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 17(3): 74. (pura)
  • Dyar, H.G., 1917. Miscellaneous new american Lepidoptera. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus, 5(4-6): 66-67. (dentifer, var. borealis)
  • Edwards, H., 1882. Descriptions of new species of North American Heterocera. Papilio: The organ of the New York Entomological Club, 2(8): 128. (incana)
  • Grote, A.R., 1878. New species of Acopa and Heliothis, and notes on Hamadryas. The Canadian Entomologist, 10(4): 68. (perpallida)
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