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Noctuidae
931325 – 9083   Ponometia parvula (Walker, 1865)

Bob Patterson
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Synonymy: Xanthodes parvula Walker, 1865
Fruva georgica Grote, 1881
Taxonomic Notes: Ponometia parvula: Formerly placed in the genus Tarachidia, ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 2010. Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole (Nearctica.com) - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Ponometia parvula
22mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Ponometia parvula
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