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80a0779 – 5011   Loxostege ephippialis (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Distribution Data for Loxostege ephippialis
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Synonymy: Botys ephippialis Zetterstedt, 1839
Psodos dubitaria Zetterstedt, 1839
Boreophila frigidalis Guenée, 1854
Boreophila scandinavialis Guenée, 1854
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a, p. 72; pl. 2.29-30, 4.59-60. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Zetterstedt, J.W., 1840 [1839]. Ordo VI. Lepidoptera. Insecta Lapponica, (4): 972.
Loxostege ephippialis
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Loxostege ephippialis
18mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum

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