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Species Lygropia fusalis - Hodges#5192

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Genus Lygropia
Species fusalis (Lygropia fusalis - Hodges#5192)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lygropia fusalis Hampson, 1904
Nacoleia hampsoni Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
This species was mistakely placed in Lypotigris on BugGuide and MPG previously. This species is listed as Lygropia fusalis in Scholtens and Solis (2015). They list the only Lypotigris species in our area to be Lypotigris reginalis (1). Dr. Scholtens says that "I think the move to Lypotigris must have been a mistake by someone along the way. I can't find any evidence that it has ever been moved. Not in Munroe (1995) or on GlobIZ (pyraloid database on line). L. fusalis is indicated as misplaced, but no one has yet indicated where it should be placed, so it remains in Lygropia."
Print References
Barnes, W. M. & J. H. McDunnough 1913 b: Some apparently new Lepidoptera from southern Florida. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, Decatur. 2(4): 173, pl. 4, fg. 2.
Hampson, G.F. 1904, The Lepidoptera-Phalaenae of the Bahamas. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany and Geology (ser.7) 14(81): 156.
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems