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80a1412 – 5500   Xubida panalope (Dyar, 1917)

Jerry Armstrong
Distribution: Type locality (panalope): East River, CT.
Type locality (acerata): Dade Co., FL.
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Synonymy: Platytes panalope Dyar, 1917
Platytes acerata Dyar, 1917
Taxonomic Notes: Xubida panalope (Dyar, 1917) includes as a synonym Platytes acerata Dyar, 1917; "...The present writer places acerata as the junior synonym, even though it has page priority, acting as first reviser under Article 24(a) of the Zoological Code." - Klots (1970)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1917. Seven new crambids from the United States (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae). Insecutor inscitiae menstruus, 5(4-6): 86.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Klots, A.B., 1970. North American Crambinae: notes on the tribe Chiloini and a revision of the genera Eoreuma Ely and Xubida Schaus (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 78: 114.
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