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932384.009416Oligia minuscula (Morrison, 1875) – Small Brocade Moth

Fyn Kynd
Distribution: Type Locality: Tuckernuck Island, near Nantucke
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Synonymy: Orthosia minuscula Morrison, 1875
Oligia grahami Benjamin, 1933
Taxonomic Notes: Oligia minuscula: Generic placement is provisional, ZooKeys, 40: 149.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 147.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Oligia minuscula
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Oligia minuscula
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