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Crambidae
801491.005012Loxostege thallophilalis (Hulst, 1886)

John Davis
Distribution: Southern BC to MT and northern CA, in mountains, Munroe (1976).
Type locality: California.
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Synonymy: Loxostege thallophilalis (Hulst, 1886)
Botis thallophilalis Hulst, 1887
Botis thrallophilalis Hulst, 1886
Noctuelia flavifimbrialis Warren, 1892
Taxonomic Notes: Loxostege thallophilalis (Hulst, 1886), a justified emendation and correctly spelled in the 1983 Hodges checklist, was erroneously listed previously as Loxostege thrallophilalis following the original spelling on p. 154 in Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 13 which was corrected on p. 168 of the same work, Munroe, (1976), MONA Fascicle 13.2a: 72.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1886. Descriptions of new Pyralidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 13: 154.
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2a, p. 72; pl. 4.39-40. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Warren, W., 1892. Descriptions of new genera and species of Pyralidae contained in the British Museum collection. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History; Zoology, Botany, and Geology, (6)9(29): 172-179.
Loxostege thallophilalis
23mm - LG – Chris Grinter - CAS

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