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931391 – 9131   Spragueia apicalis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1868)
             Yellow Spragueia

© Mark Dreiling
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Emmelia apicalis Herrich-Schäffer, 1868
Fruva accepta Edwards, 1881
Emmelia apicella Grote, 1872
Heliocontia obliquella Strand, 1912
Mnesipyrga trichostrota Meyrick, 1913
Agrophila truncatula Zeller, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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).
Spragueia apicalis
© Lisa Ames - f.
Spragueia apicalis
© Lisa Ames - m.
Spragueia apicalis
© Lisa Ames - f.
Spragueia apicalis
© Steve Walter - m.
Spragueia apicalis
© Ken Childs
Spragueia apicalis
- 16mm – © Jim Vargo
Spragueia apicalis
- 17mm – © Jim Vargo
Spragueia apicalis
© George Smiley LG
on Modiola caroliniana

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