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Mesapamea didyma (Esper, 1788)
Lesser Common Rustic
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order LEPIDOPTERA
  • Suborder
  • Superfamily NOCTUOIDEA
  • Family NOCTUIDAE
  • Subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE
  • Genus Mesapamea

Mesapamea didyma
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CITATION
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R. & O’Connor, J.P. 2006. An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeograghical Society and the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=10065
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
RecordedRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current name
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R., O'Connor, J.P. 2006, An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeographical Society, Dublin
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing, Hook - adults and larvae
Skinner, B, 1998, The Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles, , Viking Press, London
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing, Hook - adults and larvae
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
= secalella Remm, 1983. Genitalic determinations exist for from Northern Ireland see Allen, D., Cryer, R. & Gray, M. (1990).

CHECKLIST VERSION  2006

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