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933143 – 10282   "Orthodes" noverca (Grote, 1878)
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Synonymy: Mamestra noverca Grote, 1878
Polia delecta Barnes & McDunnough, 1916
Mamestra vauorbicularis Smith, 1902
Taxonomic Notes: Orthodes noverca (Grote, 1878) was formerly placed in the genus Polia, ZooKeys, 40: 591. Includes as synonyms O. vauorbicularis [10283] and O. delecta [10284] in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), Zookeys. 149: 149, 157.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2011. Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. Zookeys, 149: 145-161.
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