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Noctuidae
932616.009957Sunira bicolorago (Guenée, 1852) – Bicolored Sallow

© Nolie Schneider
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Sunira decipiens (Grote, 1881)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Xanthia bicolorago Guenée, 1852
Xanthia ferrugineoides Guenée, 1852
Xanthia spurcata Walker, 1857
Orthosia straminea Smith, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Sunira bicolorago, formerly placed in the genus Agrochola, includes as a synonym Sunira straminea [9959] in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010). Treated as a subgenus of Agrochola in Ronkay et al. (2001), Sunira was retuned to full genus in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010).
References
  • 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, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Ronkay L., J.L. Yela, M. Hreblay, 2001. Hadeninae II. Noctuidae Europaeae, 5: 1-452.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Sunira bicolorago
© Bob Patterson
Sunira bicolorago
© Bob Patterson
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© Robin McLeod
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© David Reed
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© Bob Moul
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© Gary Anweiler
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LG – © Jim Troubridge
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30mm – © Jim Vargo
Sunira bicolorago
30mm – © Jim Vargo
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30mm – © Jim Vargo
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- 32mm – © Jim Vargo
Sunira bicolorago
© Carl Barrentine LG


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