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Noctuidae
931328.009101.1Ponometia nigra (Mustelin, 2006)

Cindy B. Keiser
Distribution: Type locality: California, Ventura County, Santa Susana Mountains, Tapo Canyon.
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Synonymy: Tarachidia nigra Mustelin, 2006
Taxonomic Notes: Ponometia nigra (Mustelin, 2006), n. sp., Zootaxa, 1278: 1-47, was formerly in the genus formerly in the genus Tarachidia, comb. n., Lafontaine & Poole (2010), ZooKeys, 39: 155.
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.
  • Mustelin, T., 2006. Taxonomy of southern California Erebidae and Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of twenty one new species. Zootaxa, 1278: 1-47.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species Page at Robert W. Poole's Nearctica.com
Ponometia nigra
15mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.

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