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930964 – 8729   Cutina distincta (Grote, 1883)
             Distinguished Cypress Owlet

Greg Raterman
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Synonymy: Eustrotia distincta Grote, 1883
Taseopteryx inquieticolor Dyar, 1922
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Grote, A.R., 1883. Some new Noctuidae and notes. Papilio, 2(9,10): 184.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Pogue, M.G. & D.C Ferguson, 1998. A Revision of the cypress-feeding moths of the genus Cutina Walker (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 100(2): 340.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cutina distincta
Steve Scott
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Bob Patterson
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Gary Phillips
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Ken Childs
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LG – Jim Troubridge
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21mm – Jim Vargo

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