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Noctuidae
931727.009728"Azenia" virida (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)

Joshua Tree, CA - Bo Zaremba
Distribution: CA, NV, AZ
Description/
Field Marks:
There appear to be two morphs based on examination of specimens collected by Jim Vargo from CA and NV.
Similar Species:
  • 9756 Lineostriastiria hutsoni
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Stiriodes virida Barnes & McDunnough, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: "Azenia" virida (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916) is found to be misplaced in the genus Azenia in Keegan, et al. (2021).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Keegan, K.L., J. Rota, R. Zahiri, A. Zilli, N. Wahlberg, B.C. Schmidt, J.D. Lafontaine, P.Z. Goldstein, D.L. Wagner, 2021. Toward a Stable Global Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) Taxonomy. Insect Systematics and Diversity, 5(3): 1-24.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Robert W. Poole's Nearctica.com

Cliff Ferris

NV - 24mm - LG – Jim Vargo

CA - 24mm - LG – Jim Vargo

CA - 24mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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