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Species Epitausa coppryi - Hodges#8581.1

Epitausa coppryi - Hodges #8581.1 - Epitausa coppryi
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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 Eulepidotinae
Genus Epitausa
Species coppryi (Epitausa coppryi - Hodges#8581.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epitausa coppryi (Guenée, 1852)
Orthogramma coppryi Guenee 1852
Phylogenetic sequence # 931082
The genus Epitausa has two species listed for America, north of Mexico.(1)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Texas. (3), (4), (1)
Mexico to Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Jamaica.
First reported by Bordelon & Knudson (2004).
Print References
Guenée, 1852. Hist. Nat. Ins. 7: 348.
Lafontaine J.D., & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico., pp. 40, 129. (1)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.Epitausa prona (Moschler, 1880) in Louisiana
Vernon Antoine Brou Jr. 2007. Southern Lepidopterists' News, 29(4): 153-155.
4.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2004. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group