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933512 – 10645   Agrotis orthogonia Morrison, 1876

Bob Martin
Distribution: Type locality: Glencoe, NE.
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Synonymy: Agrotis orthogonia Morrison, 1876
Porosagrotis delorata Smith, 1908
Porosagrotis duae Barnes & Benjamin, 1926
Agrotis orthogonoides McDunnough, 1946
Taxonomic Notes: Agrotis orthogonia: Includes as a synonym Agrotis orthogonoides [10646].
  • 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., 2004. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1: p. 235; pl. K.19-23. order or free PDF
  • Morrison, H.K., 1876. Descriptions of New North American Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 18: 239.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 58.2m; p. 312. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Agrotis orthogonia
– Gary Anweiler
Agrotis orthogonia
34mm – Jim Vargo
Agrotis orthogonia
Canadian National Collection LG

Agrotis orthogonia
Canadian National Collection LG

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