Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
was recognized as the senior synonym of Eudonia lugubralis
in Nuss (1999) (2)
Male: Brown, ash-gray beneath. Palpi slender, porrect, white beneath, much shorter than the breadth of the head; third joint lanceolate, about half the length of the second. Abdomen ash-gray, extending much beyond the hind wings. Legs smooth. Fore wings ash-gray, bronzy-brown speckled, with an bronzy-brown denticulated antemedial line, and with an bronzy-brown undulating line, which is very near to a much excavated bronzy-brown marginal band; orbicular and reniform marks brown- bordered, the latter partly blackish hindward; marginal points blackish. Hind wings ash-gray. Length of the body 4 hues, of the wings 10 lines. (1)
Type(?): St. Martin's Falls, Albany River, Hudson's Bay. (1)
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