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Species Hyperstrotia villificans - Hodges#9038

9038 White-lined Graylet ??? - Hyperstrotia villificans Graylet - Hyperstrotia villificans - female
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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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hyperstrotia (Graylet Moths)
Species villificans (Hyperstrotia villificans - Hodges#9038)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hyperstrotia villificans (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)
Cryphia villificans Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 (1)
Explanation of Names
Hyperstrotia villificans (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918) was synonymized with Hyperstrotia nana by Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015)(2) and returned to full species status by Schmidt et al. (2018), ZooKeys, 788: 245(3), based on new DNA barcode evidence.
Type Locality: New Brighton, PA.
Based on range it appears that:
9035 Hyperstrotia nana is shown at BOLD in BIN BOLD:ACE6422
9038 Hyperstrotia villificans is shown at BOLD in BIN BOLD:ACE3004
Internet References
BIN BOLD:ACE3004 at The Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD (5)