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80a1086 – 5148   Epipagis disparilis (Dyar, 1910)

Bob Beatson
Distribution: Arizona and Mexico
Similar Species:
  • The species can be distinguished in both sexes from all others of the genus by the heavy and continuous antemedial line of the hind wing. This is the largest species of the genus, small specimens being as large as large specimens of E. huronalis. The markings are darker than in E. huronalis, but lighter than in E. forsythae. The male has the apex of the fore wing exceptionally prolonged and acute. The fore wing in both sexes has the reniform spot joined to the tornal patch by a definite oblique bar, which appears to form the transverse segment of the postmedial line. - Munroe (1955).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Stenophyes disparilis Dyar, 1910
  • 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., 1955. The genus Epipagis Hubner in North America. The Canadian Entomologist, 87(6): 249-252.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Epipagis disparilis
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