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Pyralidae
800089.005527Hypsopygia phoezalis (Dyar, 1908)

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Synonymy: Herculia phoezalis Dyar, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Hypsopygia phoezalis (Dyar, 1908) was formerly in the genus Pseudasopia and assigned to the genus Herculia in the 1983 Hodges Checklist. This species was transferred to the genus Hypsopygia in Scholtens & Solis (2015) following Leraut (2006).
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Leraut, P.J.A., 2006. Contribution à l'étude du genre Hypsopygia Hübner [Lepidoptera, Pyralidae]. Revue française d'Entomologie (nouvelle série), 28: 5-30.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 24.39f; p. 186. Book Review and ordering
  • Scholtens, B.G. & M.A. Solis, 2015. Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico. ZooKeys, 535: 1-136.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hypsopygia phoezalis
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Hypsopygia phoezalis
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