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931190 – 9023   Exyra ridingsii (Riley, 1874)

Mark Shields
Distribution: Type locality (nigrocaput): "Texas?"
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Xanthoptera ridingsii Riley, 1874
Xanthoptera nigrocaput Morrison, 1875
  • 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. 77; pl. 1.51-52. order or free PDF
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 153.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Exyra ridingsii
27mm – Jim Vargo
Exyra ridingsii
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