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51a0412 – 3704   Sparganothis distincta (Walsingham, 1884)
             Distinct Sparganothis

Mark Dreiling - DNA
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Synonymy: Oenectra distincta Walsingham, 1884
Sparganothis salinana McDunnough, 1961
Sparganothis solidana Freeman, 1941
Taxonomic Notes: Sparganothis distincta: Includes as synonyms Sparganothis salinana [3708] and S. putmanana [3715.1].
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & J. W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1: p. 88; pl. C.43-44. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Sparganothis distincta
Howell Curtis
Sparganothis distincta
Sean McCann
Sparganothis distincta
Tam Stuart
Sparganothis distincta
Paul Scharf
Sparganothis distincta
Ken Childs
Sparganothis distincta
Carol Wolf
Sparganothis distincta
22mm – Jim Vargo
Sparganothis distincta
18mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Sparganothis distincta
18mm – U. S. National Museum

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