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932706 – 9988   Mniotype tenera (Smith, 1900)

Matt Goff
Distribution: Type locality (tenera): Kukak Bay, AK.
Type locality (ferida): Miniota, MB.
Type locality (miniota): Newfoundland.
Similar Species:
  • Mniotype ducta (Grote, 1878)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hadena tenera Smith, 1900
Hadena ferida Smith, 1908
Hadena fervida Franclemont & Todd, 1983
Xylophasia miniota Smith, 1908
Taxonomic Notes: Mniotype tenera (Smith, 1900) includes as synonym Mniotype miniota [9985] and Mniotype fervida [9986].
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Smith, J.B., 1900. In Dyar, Papers from the Harriman Alaska expedition. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 2: 491.
  • Smith, J.B., 1908. New species and genera of the Lepidopterous family Noctuidae for 1907 (Part II). Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 18(2): 114-116 (ferida, miniota).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Mniotype tenera
Jeff Smith
Mniotype tenera
Jeff Smith
Mniotype tenera
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