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Noctuidae
931375.00 – 9161   Acontia cretata (Grote & Robinson, 1870)
             Chalky Bird-dropping Moth

Robert L. Pearson
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tarache cretata Grote & Robinson, 1870
Acontia neocula Smith, 1900
Tarache schvarzi Hampson, 1910
Acontia schwarzii Smith, 1900
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole (Nearctica.com)
Acontia cretata
Jillian Cowles
Acontia cretata
Bob Beatson
Acontia cretata
Robin McLeod
Acontia cretata
Robin McLeod
Acontia cretata
LG – Jim Troubridge
Acontia cretata
- 24mm – Jim Vargo
Acontia cretata
- 24mm – Jim Vargo
Acontia cretata
- 24mm – Jim Vargo
Acontia cretata
- 22mm – Jim Vargo

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