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933504 – 10664   Feltia subterranea (Fabricius, 1794)
             Subterranean Dart
© Mark Dreiling© Maury Heiman
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Synonymy: • Noctua subterranea Fabricius, 1794
• Agrotis annexa Treitschke, 1825
• Agrotis anteposita Guenιe, 1852
• Agrotis decernens Walker, [1857]
• Agrotis interferens Walker, 1858
• Agrotis interposita Maassen, 1890
• Xylina lutaea Druce, 1889
• Noctua lutescens Blanchard, 1852
• Xylina lytaea Druce, 1889
Taxonomic Notes: Feltia subterranea: Formerly placed in the genus Agrotis.
  • 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. 220; pl. J.40-41. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 57.43m, 57.44f; p. 312. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Feltia subterranea
© Machele White
Feltia subterranea
© Bob Patterson
Feltia subterranea
© Eric Haley
Feltia subterranea
© Charles Melton
Feltia subterranea
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Feltia subterranea
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Feltia subterranea
37mm – © Jim Vargo

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