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931491.3 – 9269   Acronicta edolata (Grote, 1881)

Charles W. Melton
Distribution: USA: WY, UT, CO, AZ, NM, western OK and TX; Mexico.
Type locality: Tuscon, AZ.
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Synonymy: Apatela edolata Grote, 1881
Acronicta sagittata McDunnough, 1940
Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta edolata (Grote, 1881) includes as a synonym 9273 Acronicta sagittata McDunnough, 1940 in Schmidt & Anweiler (2020), MONA Fascicle 25.4: 246.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 247; pl. A-17, figs. 19-26 (adult); pl. 29, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 44, fig. 6 (♀ gen.); pl. L-14, figs. 7. (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acronicta edolata
Jim Eckert
Acronicta edolata
45mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Acronicta edolata
44mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Acronicta edolata
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Acronicta edolata
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Acronicta edolata
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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