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80a0019 – 5554   Penthesilea difficilis (Felder, Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
             Amazon Queen Moth

Carol Wolf
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Synonymy: Amblyura difficilis Felder, Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875
Tetraschistis leucogramma Hampson, 1904
Taxonomic Notes: Penthesilea difficilis (Felder, Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875) includes as a synonym 5554 Tetraschistis leucogramma Hampson, 1904 in Solis et al. (1995).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Solis M.A., V.O. Becker, E.G. Munroe, 1995. Chrysauginae. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Volume 3. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea - Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera and Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL, 81-87.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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