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931659 – 9755   Plagiomimicus tepperi (Morrison, 1875)

Bob Barber
Genitalia: ZooKeys, 788: figs. 19a-b, 22
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Synonymy: Schinia tepperi Morrison, 1875
Plagiomimicus richii Grote, 1886
Taxonomic Notes: Plagiomimicus tepperi: Formerly placed in the genus Polenta.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Crabo, L.G., P.C. Hammond, T. Mustelin & D.L. Wikle, 2018. Six new species and one new subspecies of noctuid moths from western United States of America and Mexico (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 788: 201-239.
  • Poole, R. W., 1995. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 97; pl. 3.38-40. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 52.4f; p. 288. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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