Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 857468

Observation date: May 26, 2013
Submitted by: ddodd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: MPG and Bug Guide assign this to genus Pubitelphusa while BAMONA lists it as Telphusa.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: January 21, 2014
Coordinator notes: Pubitelphusa latifasciella (Chambers, 1875) and Telphusa latifasciella (Chambers, 1875) are listed as synonyms on bugguide.net. Pubitelphusa is a new genus assigned to Telphusa and Concubina by Lee and brown (2013).Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 115(1): 70-74. BAMONA needs to incorporate this update. http://bugguide.net/node/view/264131
Checklist region(s): United States, Alabama, Marshall County