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930892 – 8619   Drasteria occulta (Edwards, 1881)
             Occult Drasteria
Distribution Data for Drasteria occulta
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Distribution: ME to NJ and PA - Forbes (1954).
Type locality: Texas. [erroneous?]
Field Marks:
Forbes (1954), p. 366.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Syneda occulta Edwards, 1881
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Edwards, H., 1881. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera. Papilio, 1(7): 118.
  • Forbes, W.T.M., 1954. Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States, Part III. Noctuidae. Cornell University Agriculture Experimental Station Memoirs, 329: 1-433.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Drasteria occulta
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Drasteria occulta
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Drasteria occulta
Hugh McGuiness
Drasteria occulta
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