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933264.0010882Richia parentalis (Grote, 1879)

Charles Melton
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Synonymy: Agrotis parentalis Grote, 1879
Agrotis decipiens Grote, 1879
Ammoconia distichoides Grote, 1883
Taxonomic Notes: Richia parentalis: Includes as a synonym Richia distichoides [10883].
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine, J. D., 2004. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1: p. 135; pl. F.8-12. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 56.42f, 56.43m; p. 309. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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