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931000.108673.2Toxonprucha scitior (Walker, 1865)
Distribution Data for Toxonprucha scitior
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Distribution: Hill Country of Texas, ZooKeys, 788: 246.
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Taxonomic Notes: Toxonprucha scitior (Walker, 1865), formerly a synonym of “Toxonprucha” diffundens Walker, 1858, was removed from the synonymy of diffundens in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), ZK 527: 137, and treated as a full species in Schmidt, Lafontaine & Troubridge (2018), ZK 788: 246, based on DNA barcode and other observable differences and is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, Texas.
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.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.
  • Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Toxonprucha scitior
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