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Noctuidae
932709.0011051Ufeus satyricus Grote, 1873 – Grote's Satyr Moth
Edna Woodward Gordon Harrison
Similar Species:
  • U. s. sagittarius, the western subspecies (left, above), looks so different from normal U. s. satyricus from the east that it may be difficult to recognize. However, the genitalia and barcodes are the same and where their ranges overlap along the Front Range of the Rockies (Alberta, Montana, Wyoming) they blend together nicely. ~ DL
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ufeus satyricus Grote, 1873
Asterocampus barometricus Goossens, 1881
Ufeus sagittarius Grote, 1883
Ufeus electra Smith, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Ufeus hulstii Smith, 1908 and U. electra Smith, 1908 were formerly treated as synonyms of 11052 U. plicatus in the Hodges 1983 Checklist. Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) elevated electra to full species with hulstii as its synonym. Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) synonymized electra with 11051 U. satyricus Grote, 1873 and elevated hulstii to full species.
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. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Lafontaine, J.D. & J.B. Walsh, 2013. A revision of the genus Ufeus Grote with the description of a new species from Arizona (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Xylenini, Ufeina). ZooKeys, 264: 193-207.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 54.38m; p. 300. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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