WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

80a0948 – 5233   Compacta capitalis (Grote, 1882)

Mark Dreiling
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Botis capitalis Grote, 1882
Polygrammodes posticata of authors not Grote & Robinson, 1867
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Grote, A.R., 1882. Article X. - North American moths, with a preliminary catalogue of the species of Hadena and Polia. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 6(2): 272.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Compacta capitalis
Maury Heiman
Compacta capitalis
Robert Zimlich
Compacta capitalis
Jim Vargo

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone