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660047.004691Monoleuca semifascia (Walker, 1855) – Pin-striped Vermilion Slug Moth

Sean McCann
Genitalia: See Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash., 98: 812-817.
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Synonymy: Limacodes semifascia Walker, 1855
Monoleuca angustilinea Dyar, 1927
Monoleuca erectifascia Dyar, 1925
Monoleuca subdentosa Dyar, 1891
Monoleuca sulfurea Grote, 1880
Taxonomic Notes: Monoleuca semifascia (Walker, 1855) was formerly placed in the genus Euclea.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Becker, V. O. & M. E. Epstein, 1995. Limacodidae. in J. B. Heppner (ed.), The Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part II, 3: 128-133.
  • Epstein, M. E. & V. O. Becker, 1994. Combinations and Synonymies in New World Limacodidae, Megalopygidae, Lasiocampidae and Arctiidae (Lepidoptera). Revista brasileira de Zoologia, 10: 289-319.
  • Epstein, M., 1996. A new name and generic placement for the misidentified type species of Epiclea Dyar, 1905 (Lepidopetera, Limacodidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98: 812-817.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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