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931169 – 8889   Ctenoplusia oxygramma (Geyer, 1832)
             Sharp-stigma Looper

© Lynette Schimming
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Synonymy: Autographa oxygramma Geyer, 1832
Plusia collateralis Herrich-Schäffer, 1868
Plusia indigna Walker, 1858
Plusia parallela Walker, 1858
Taxonomic Notes: Ctenoplusia oxygramma, new generic treatment in Lafontaine & Poole (1991), was formerly placed in the genus Agrapha.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine, J. D. & R. W. Poole, 1991. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1: p. 47; pl. 1.10. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
© Lynette Schimming
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
© Gretchen Grammer
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
© Steve Walter
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
© Ken Childs
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
35mm – © Jim Vargo
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
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