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930730.009038Hyperstrotia villificans (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918) – White-lined Graylet Moth
Distribution Data for Hyperstrotia villificans
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Distribution: Type Locality: New Brighton, PA.
Similar Species:
  • Based on range it appears that:
  • 9035 Hyperstrotia nana is shown at BOLD in BIN BOLD:ACE6422
  • 9038 Hyperstrotia villificans is shown at BOLD in BIN BOLD:ACE3004
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Hyperstrotia villificans (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918) was synonymized with 9035 Hyperstrotia nana by Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015) and returned to full species status by Schmidt et al. (2018), ZooKeys, 788: 245, based on new DNA barcode evidence.
References
  • 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.
Hyperstrotia villificans
DNA - [T] - Mark Dreiling

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