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932378 – 9404   "Oligia" modica (Guenée, 1852)
             Black-banded Brocade

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Synonymy: Apamea modica Guenée, 1852
Celaena subcedens Walker, 1857
Taxonomic Notes: "Oligia" modica: Generic placement is provisional in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), ZooKeys, 40: 149.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths

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