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931448 – 9231.1   Acronicta browni Mustelin & Leuschner, 2000

Lee A. Shoemaker
Distribution: Restricted to California south of Los Angeles.
Type locality: Pinyon Crest, Riverside Co., CA.
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Synonymy: Acronicta browni Mustelin & Leuschner, 2000
Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta browni: New species description. Mustelin & Leuschner, 2000, n. sp.: Proc. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist., 36: 1-18.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Mustelin, T., R. Leuschner, K. Mikkola & D.J. Lafontaine, 2000. Two New Genera And Thirteen New Species Of Owlet Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Mainly From Southern California. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History, 36: 2; figs. 12a-d.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 216; pl. A-15, figs. 27, 28 (adult); pl. 26, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 42, fig. 5 (♀ gen.) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acronicta browni
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Acronicta browni
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