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931307 – 9084   Ponometia bicolorata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912)

© Charles Melton
Distribution: Type locality: "S. Arizona (Poling); Babaquivera Mts. (Ariz.)."
Similar Species:
  • Ponometia semiflava (Guenée, 1852)
  • Ponometia clausula (Grote, 1883)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tortricidia bicolorata Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Ponometia bicolorata: Formerly placed in the genus Tarachidia, ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAC8097 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Barnes, W.M. & J.H. McDunnough, 1912. Fifty new species; notes on the genus Alpheias. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 1(5): 26.
  • Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 2010. Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole ( - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Ponometia bicolorata
[98-SRNP-10653] – © Janzen & Hallwachs
Ponometia bicolorata
20mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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