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Noctuidae
933146.0010288"Orthodes" detracta (Walker, 1857) – Disparaged Arches Moth

Carol Wolf
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Hadena detracta Walker, 1857
Plusia claviplena Grote, 1873
Mamestra neoterica Smith, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: "Orthodes" detracta: Formerly placed in the genus Polia. Generic placement is provisional, ZooKeys, 40: 591
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths

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