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932370 – 9406   Mesapamea fractilinea (Grote, 1874)
             Broken-lined Brocade

Ilona Loser
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Type locality (vulgivaga): Nebraska; New York.
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Synonymy: Hadena fractilinea Grote, 1874
Hadena misera Grote, 1882
Hadena modiola Grote, 1879
Hadena una Strecker, 1900
Hadena vulgivaga Morrison, 1875
Oligia albescens Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: Mesapamea fractilinea: Formerly placed in the genus Oligia.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 144.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Mesapamea fractilinea
David Silsbee
Mesapamea fractilinea
Gary Kessler
Mesapamea fractilinea
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Mesapamea fractilinea
28mm – Gary Anweiler
Mesapamea fractilinea
26mm – Jim Vargo
Mesapamea fractilinea
Canadian National Collection LG

Mesapamea fractilinea
Canadian National Collection LG

Mesapamea fractilinea
Canadian National Collection LG

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