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931993 – 9694   Condica mersa (Morrison, 1875)

Carl Barrentine
Distribution: Type locality (mersa): California.
Type locality (lunata): Reno, NV.
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Synonymy: Segetia mersa Morrison, 1875
Crambodes lunata Barnes & McDunnough, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: Condica mersa (Morrison, 1875) includes as a synonym 9708 Condica mersa (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916) in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) following Robert W. Poole (Noctuidae of North America).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1916. New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 3(1): 11.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2011. Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. Zookeys, 149: 145-161.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Notes on the Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 18: 120.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole ( - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Condica mersa
Carl Barrentine
Condica mersa
David Trochlell
Condica mersa
DNA - LG – Jocelyn Gill - CNC
Condica mersa
LG(cc) C.P. Gillette Museum
Condica mersa
38mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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