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931419.6 – 9283   Chloronycta tybo (Barnes, 1904)

Tom Murray
Distribution: Type locality: Cochise Co., AZ.
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Synonymy: Moma tybo Barnes, 1904
Taxonomic Notes: Chloronycta tybo (Barnes, 1904) was formerly in the genus Agriopodes. This species was transferred to the genus Chloronycta, n. gen., in Schmidt et al. 2014, ZooKeys. 421: 115-137.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 50.47m; p. 283. Book Review and ordering
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 111; pl. A-6, figs. 50-52 (adult); pl. 15, fig. 6 (♂ gen.); pl. 34, fig. 7 (♀ gen.); pl. L-3, fig. 6 (larva) (order).
  • Schmidt, B.C., D.L. Wagner, B.V. Zacharczenko, R. Zahiri, G.G. Anweiler, 2014. Polyphyly of Lichen-cryptic Dagger Moths: synonymy of Agriopodes Hampson and description of a new basal acronictine genus, Chloronycta, gen. n. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). In: Schmidt BC, Lafontaine JD (Eds) Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths V. . ZooKeys, 421: 115-137.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Chloronycta tybo
Charles Melton
Chloronycta tybo
Margarethe Brummermann
Chloronycta tybo
32mm – Jim Vargo
Chloronycta tybo
35mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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