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932375 – 9415.1   Oligia strigilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Marbled Minor Moth

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Synonymy: Phalaena strigilis Linnaeus, 1758
Miana invisa Walker, [1857]
Noctua praeduncula [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Procus virgata Heydemann, 1942
Taxonomic Notes: Oligia strigilis: Introduced in Quebec, now known also from New York City and Ontario 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 BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Oligia strigilis
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Oligia strigilis
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Oligia strigilis
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Oligia strigilis
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