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Noctuidae
933571.0010945Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) – Square-spot Rustic Moth

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Synonymy: Noctua xanthographa [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Rhyacia algirica Corti & Draudt, 1933
Agrotis almohada Wagner, 1918
Agrotis budensis Freyer, 1838
Agrotis elutior Alphéraky, 1887
Epipsilia faroulti Rothschild, 1920
Agrotis lepida Constantinio, 1922
Episilia praecipuina Rothschild, 1914
Noctua tetragona Haworth, 1809
Noctua trumani Smith, 1903
Taxonomic Notes: Xestia xanthographa: Includes as a synonym Xestia trumani [10945].
References
  • 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., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 113; pl. 2.34-35. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Xestia xanthographa
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