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Lacturidae
660004.002405Enaemia pupula (Hübner, [1831]) – Bumelia Leafworm

© Carol Wolf
Genitalia: See Matson et al. (2019), ZooKeys, 846: 75–116.
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Synonymy: Eustixis pupula Hübner, [1831]
Enaemia crassivenella Zeller, 1872
Mieza igninix Walker, 1854
Eustixis laeta Geyer, 1832
Taxonomic Notes: Enaemia pupula (Hübner, [1831]), n. comb. in Heppner (2019), was formerly in the genus Lactura.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2019. Reassessment of Old World Lactura and validity of Enaemia for New World species (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea: Lacturidae). Lepidoptera Novae, 11(1-2): 7-14.
  • Matson, T.A., D.L. Wagner, S.E. Miller, 2019. Revision of the North American Lactura (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Lacturidae). ZooKeys, 846: 75-116.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Enaemia pupula
© Bob Patterson
Enaemia pupula
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Enaemia pupula
© Bob Patterson
Enaemia pupula
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Enaemia pupula
23mm – © Jim Vargo
Enaemia pupula
© Giff Beaton LG
on Sideroxylon lanuginosum
Enaemia pupula
© Giff Beaton LG
on Sideroxylon lanuginosum
Enaemia pupula
© Giff Beaton LG
on Sideroxylon lanuginosum

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