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931998 – 9699   Condica sutor (Guenée, 1852)
             Cobbler Moth

© Robert Zimlich
Distribution: Type locality (fabrefacta): Tuckernuck Island, near Nantucket, MA; Brooklyn, NY.
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Synonymy: Perigea sutor Guenée, 1852
Perigea apameoides Guenée, 1852
Xylina detrecta Walker, 1865
Perigea ebba Schaus, 1923
Segetia fabrefacta Morrison, 1875
Perigea indecisa Walker, 1857
Perigea otiosa Walker, 1858
Perigea pauper Walker, 1858
Perigea paupera Walker, 1858
Perigea turpis Guenée, 1852
Taxonomic Notes: Condica sutor: Formerly placed in the genus Platysenta.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 146.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass 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 sutor
© Robin McLeod
Condica sutor
© Mark Dreiling
Condica sutor
© John Schneider
Condica sutor
© Bob Patterson
Condica sutor
© Carol Wolf
Condica sutor
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Condica sutor
30mm – © Jim Vargo

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