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Noctuidae
932953.1010441.1Leucania oregona – Oregon Wainscot Moth – Smith, 1902

Gary McDonald
Distribution: Type Locality: Corvallis, OR.
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Taxonomic Notes: Leucania oregona Smith, 1902 was elevated from synonymy of 10441 Leucania farcta, ZooKeys, 40: 156. The phylogenetic sequence number 932940 was changed to 932953.1 to follow Leucania imperfecta, the species to which it is most closely related, ZooKeys, 788: 156.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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.
  • Robert W. Poole's species page and map at Nearctica.com
  • Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
  • Smith, J.B., 1902. Contributions toward a monograph of the lepidopterous family Noctuidae of Boreal North America. A revision of the moths referred to the genusLeucania, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 25(1283): 202.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Leucania oregona
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Leucania oregona
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