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931061 – 9819   Amolita obliqua Smith, 1903
             Oblique Grass Moth

Robert Zimlich
Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
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Synonymy: Amolita obliqua Smith, 1903
Amolita duplipuncta Strand, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: Amolita obliqua Smith, 1903 is the species in Florida that was also referred to as A. sentalis [9820], which has been removed from the North American list by Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), ZooKeys, 527: 137.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.
  • Smith, J.B., 1903. New noctuids for 1903, No. 4, with notes on certain described species. Transactions of The American Entomological Society, 29(3): 222.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Amolita obliqua
Bob Patterson
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Carol Wolf
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Ken Childs
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Jerry Armstrong
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17mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
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LG – Jim Troubridge
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20mm – Jim Vargo

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