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80a0697 – 4936.5   Sarabotys cupreicostalis (Dyar, 1913)

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Field Marks:
See Proc. US Nat. Mus. 120(3361): 39-40; fig. 142.
Genitalia: See Proc. US Nat. Mus. 120(3361): figs. 60 (gen. ♂), 104 (gen. ♀).
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Synonymy: Phlyctaenodes cupreicostalis Dyar, 1913
Taxonomic Notes: Sarabotys cupreicostalis (Dyar, 1913) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico (Arizona), ZooKeys. 535:106
  • Capps, H.C., 1967. Review of some species of Loxostege (Hübner) and descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera, Pyraustidae, Pyrausinae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 120(3361): 1-75.
  • 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
Sarabotys cupreicostalis
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