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Noctuidae
931314.009090Ponometia candefacta (Hübner, [1831]) – Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth

© Gretchen Grammer
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Synonymy: Tarache candefacta Hübner, [1831]
Tarachidia candefactella Strand, 1916
Acontia debilis Walker, 1858
Micra haworthana Westwood, 1851
Acontia neomexicana Smith, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Ponometia candefacta: Formerly placed in the genus Tarachidia, ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 2010. Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 50.17m; p. 280. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species Page at Robert W. Poole's Nearctica.com
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Ponometia candefacta
© Steve Walter
Ponometia candefacta
© Charles Melton
Ponometia candefacta
© Jason Dombroskie
Ponometia candefacta
© Marcin Roguski
Ponometia candefacta
© Charles Melton
Ponometia candefacta
© Charles Melton
Ponometia candefacta
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Ponometia candefacta
© Carol Wolf
Ponometia candefacta
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Ponometia candefacta
20mm – © Jim Vargo
Ponometia candefacta
© Canadian National Collection LG

Ponometia candefacta
© Canadian National Collection LG

Ponometia candefacta
© Canadian National Collection LG

Ponometia candefacta
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Ponometia candefacta
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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