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Species Toxonprucha scitior - Hodges#8673.2

Hodges#8673.1 - Toxonprucha scitior Zale edusina - Toxonprucha scitior Hodges#8673.1 - Toxonprucha scitior 3031943 moth - Toxonprucha scitior 3030744 moth - Toxonprucha scitior 3030747 moth - Toxonprucha scitior 3032040 moth - Toxonprucha scitior 3033227 moth - Toxonprucha scitior
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Toxonprucha
Species scitior (Toxonprucha scitior - Hodges#8673.2)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Toxonprucha scitior (Walker, 1865)
Homoptera scitior Walker, 1865
Phylogenetic Sequence # 931000
Specimen identified by DNA analysis:
Toxonprucha scitior (Walker, 1865) is now recognized within the North American fauna, Hill Country of Texas, ZooKeys, 788: 246.(1)
See Also
Other species in this genus may be very similar.

The typical form of Zaleops umbrina may be easy to confuse with this species.
Check the shape of the PM line near the center of the forewings. Look for the dark ST line on the hind-wings.
Print References
Walker, F., 1865. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 33: 880.