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933561 – 10930   Eurois astricta Morrison, 1875

Matt Goff
Distribution: Type locality: New Hampshire.
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Synonymy: Eurois astricta Morrison, 1875
Peridroma subjugata Dyar, 1904
Caradrina elenae Barnes & Benjamin, 1926
Taxonomic Notes: Eurois astricta: A form that has contrasting markings (Goff photo, Sitka, Alaska) is known from the panhandle of Alaska and adjacent British Columbia and was described by Barnes and Benjamin (1926) as Caradrina astricta elenae. Lafontaine, in his 1998 MONA fascile 27.3, p. 86-87, does not retain subspecies status for this geographical variation.
  • 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., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 85; pl. 1.52-53. order or free PDF
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 135.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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