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931724 – 9725   Azenia obtusa (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)
             Obtuse Yellow Moth

© Audrey Hoff
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Metoponia obtusa Herrich-Schäffer, 1854
Metoponia obtusula Zeller, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Azenia obtusa
© Mark Dreiling
Azenia obtusa
© Bob Patterson
Azenia obtusa
© Carol Wolf
Azenia obtusa
© Maury Heiman
Azenia obtusa
© Ken Childs
Azenia obtusa
20mm – © Jim Vargo

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