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933644.0011047.2Parabagrotis insularis (Grote, 1876)

Mark Dreiling
Similar Species:
  • Parabagrotis insularis lacks the black thoracic collar found in Parabagrotis formalis [11047.1]. Both species have a multitude of forms.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Agrotis insularis Grote, 1876
Agrotis emarginata Grote, 1876
Agrotis facula Grote, 1876
Triphaena faculana Strand, 1916
Agrotis inelegans Smith, 1890
Rhynchagrotis meta Smith, 1903
Rhynchagrotis niger Smith, 1903
Taxonomic Notes: Parabagrotis insularis: Formerly placed in the genus Rhynchagrotis. Previously listed at 11048.
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. 197; pl. 5.37-40. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 58.32f; p. 317. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Parabagrotis insularis
John Davis
Parabagrotis insularis
Edna Woodward
Parabagrotis insularis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Parabagrotis insularis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Parabagrotis insularis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Parabagrotis insularis
30mm – Jim Vargo
Parabagrotis insularis
30mm – Jim Vargo
Parabagrotis insularis
30mm – Jim Vargo

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