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Noctuidae
932456.009512Hydraecia obliqua (Harvey, 1876)
Distribution Data for Hydraecia obliqua
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Synonymy: Gortyna obliqua Harvey, 1876
Gortyna columbia Barnes & Benjamin, 1924
Gortyna ximena Barnes & Benjamin, 1924
Taxonomic Notes: Hydraecia obliqua (Harvey, 1876) includes as synonyms Hydraecia ximena (Barnes & Benjamin, 1924) [9518], and H. columbia (Barnes & Benjamin, 1924) [9519], ZooKeys. 264: 107.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Crabo, L.G., M. Davis, P. Hammond, T. Mustelin, J. Shepard, 2013. Five new species and three new subspecies of Erebidae and Noctuidae (Insecta, Lepidoptera) from Northwestern North America, with notes on Chytolita Grote (Erebidae) and Hydraecia Guenée (Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 264: 85-123.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Hydraecia obliqua
© John Davis
Hydraecia obliqua
© John Davis
Hydraecia obliqua
© John Davis
Hydraecia obliqua
43mm – © Chuck Harp Collection
Hydraecia obliqua
42mm - LG – © Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Hydraecia obliqua
– © Lars Crabo et al.
Hydraecia obliqua
– © Lars Crabo et al.
Hydraecia obliqua
– © Lars Crabo et al.
Hydraecia obliqua
47mm – © Tom Dimock

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