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932413 – 9427   Meropleon diversicolor (Morrison, 1875)
             Multicolored Sedgeminer

Dallas Hudson
Distribution: Type locality: New York, Massachusetts.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Demas diversicolor Morrison, 1875
Meropleon sullivani Ferguson, 1982
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D.C., 1982. A revision of the genus Meropleon Dyar, with descriptions of a new species and subspecies (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Entomography, 1: 223-235.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 132.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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