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660006.002407Lactura subfervens (Walker, 1854)

Jeff Gunter
Distribution: TX, OK, KS, MO, IL, LA, MS, AL, FL, GA
Type Locality: Texas
Field Marks:
See ZooKeys, 846: 90.
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 846: 75116.
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Synonymy: Mieza subfervens Walker, 1854
Enaemia psammitis Zeller, 1872
Mieza rhodocentra Meyrick, 1913
Lactura sapeloensis Matson & Wagner, 2019
Taxonomic Notes: Lactura subfervens (Walker, 1854) includes as synonyms 2406 Lactura psammitis (Zeller, 1872) and 2408 Lactura rhodocentra (Meyrick, 1913) and includes as a subspecies Lactura subfervens sapeloensis Matson & Wagner, ZooKeys, 846: 90.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Matson, T.A., D.L. Wagner, S.E. Miller, 2019. Revision of the North American Lactura (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Lacturidae). ZooKeys, 846: 75-116.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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