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930623.008535Plusiodonta amado Barnes, 1907

© Seth Ausubel
Distribution: Holotype (amado): Babiquivera Mts., AZ.
Holotype (suffusa): Babiquivera Mts., AZ.
Similar Species:
  • Plusiodonta compressipalpis Guenée, 1852 is apparently an eastern species. Specimens from Arizona identified as compressipalpis appear to be well separated by DNA barcode.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Plusiodonta amado Barnes, 1907
Plusiodonta suffusa Hill, 1924
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barnes, W., 1907. New species of North America Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 39: 95.
  • Hill, C.A., 1924. Pacific Coast Lepidoptera. No. 1 (Noctuidae). Some apparently new species of moths of the family Noctuidae and one Saturnid aberration from the southwestern United States. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 23: 186; fig. 14.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Plusiodonta amado
© Bill Lisowsky
Plusiodonta amado
© Bill Lisowsky
Plusiodonta amado
© Seth Ausubel
Plusiodonta amado
© Bruce Walsh (USNM)
Plusiodonta amado
21mm - LG – © Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Plusiodonta amado
DNA - LG – © Canadian Nat'l. Coll.

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