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360130.502346.5Lepidotarphius perornatella (Walker, 1864)

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Synonymy: Glyphipteryx perornatella Walker, 1864
Staintonia fulgens Erschoff, 1877
Lepidotarphius splendens Pryer, 1877
Taxonomic Notes: Lepidotarphius perornatella (Walker, 1864) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. This Asian species was first reported from IA, News Lepid. Soc., 59(4): 182-184.
  • Austin, K.A., V. Nazari, JF.Landry, S.R. Johnson, 2017. Lepidotarphius perornatella (Walker, 1864) (Lepidoptera: Glyphipterigidae) new to North America. News of The Lepidopterists’ Society, 59(4): 182-184.
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