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Gazoryctra fuscoargentea (O. Bang-Haas, 1927)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Hepialus fuscoargenteus O. Bang-Haas, 1927
Type locality: Russia [Turkinsk. Weißgebirge südlich Irkutsk]
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Hepialus fuscoargenteus f. sordida Nordström, 1929. Type locality: Russia. Infrasubspecific name.
Hepialus postmaculatus Landin, 1943. Type locality: Sweden. Junior subjective synonym.


In Europe, the species is known from Norway, Sweden and Finland only (Karsholt & Nieukerken 2004). Furthermore, the species is distributed throughout arctic Russia.

Worth knowing:


Bang-Haas, O. 1927. Horae Macrolepidopterologicae 1: I-XXVIII, 1-128, pl. 1-11. Dresden-Blasewitz (Verlag Dr. O. Staudinger & A. Bang-Haas).
Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken 2004. Hepialidae. In - Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (eds.). Lepidoptera, Moths. – Fauna Europaea version 1.1, http://www.faunaeur.org [online 22 July 2009].

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2009.07.22
Kurz Michael: 2017.03.01
not reviewed