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931329.00 – 9102   Ponometia fasciatella (Grote, 1875)

Mark Dreiling - OK - DNA (P. nr. fasciatella)
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
South-central and southeast with a disjunct population in the southwest which Poole suggests may be an undescribed species,
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Synonymy: Spragueia fasciatella Grote, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Ponometia fasciatella: Formerly placed in the genus Tarachidia, ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole (
Ponometia fasciatella
Maury Heiman - TX
Ponometia fasciatella
Charles Melton - AZ
Ponometia fasciatella
Randy Hardy - AZ
Ponometia fasciatella
19mm - – Jim Vargo - AZ
Ponometia fasciatella
17mm - – Jim Vargo - AZ
Ponometia fasciatella
18mm - – Jim Vargo - TX (west)

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