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932040 – 11063   Pyrrhia cilisca (Guenée, 1852)
             Bordered Sallow

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Synonymy: Heliothis cilisca Guenée, 1852
Pyrrhia aconiti Höltzermann, 1902
Pyrrhia adela Lafontaine & Mikkola, 1996
Noctua conspicua Borkhausen, 1792
Noctua marginago Haworth, 1809
Noctua marginata Fabricius, 1775
Noctua rutilago [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Hydroecia tibetana Moore, 1878
Pyrrhia umbra of authors not Hufnagel, 1766
Noctua umbrago Esper, 1798
Chariclea vexilliger Christoph, 1893
Taxonomic Notes: Pyrrhia cilisca (Guenée, 1852) includes as a synonyms Pyrrhia umbra of authors; (not Hufnagel, 1766) and Pyrrhia adela [11063] in Pogue et al. (2010)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Michael, G.P., M. Honey, A. Zilli, 2010. New Synonymy in a North American Species of Pyrrhia Hübner, [1821] (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 112(2): 274-280, also available at ResearchGate.
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Pyrrhia cilisca
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Pyrrhia cilisca
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Pyrrhia cilisca
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Pyrrhia cilisca
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Pyrrhia cilisca
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