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830003 – 7661   Lacosoma elassa (Franclemont, 1973)
Distribution Data for Lacosoma elassa
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Distribution: Type locality: Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX.
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Synonymy: Naniteta elassa Franclemont, 1973
Taxonomic Notes: Lacosoma elassa (Franclemont, 1973) was previously placed in the genus Naniteta, now a junior synonym of the genus Lacosoma in St Laurent et al. (2018).
  • Franclemont, J. G., 1973. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1: p. 11; pl. 11.1. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • St Laurent, R.A., C.A. Hamilton & A.Y. Kawahara, 2018. Museum specimens provide phylogenomic data to resolve relationships of sack-bearer moths (Lepidoptera, Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae). Systematic Entomology. website
Lacosoma elassa
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