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930555 – 8401   Redectis vitrea (Grote, 1878)
             White-spotted Redectis

Carol Wolf
Distribution: Type locality: Buffalo, NY.
Similar Species:
  • 8400 Redectis pygmaea is typically much smaller but some overlap exists. The reniform is ocherous, not white. Labial palpus is shorter. Females with antennae not bipectinate and end of the abdomen with prominent hair tuft.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Dercetis vitrea Grote, 1878
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Grote, A.R., 1878. Descriptions of Noctuidae, chiefly from California. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 4: 187.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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