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933113.00 – 10563   Protorthodes oviduca (Guenée, 1852)
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© Nolie Schneider
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Field Marks:
See ZooKeys, 421: 139-179.
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 421: 139-179.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Taeniocampa oviduca Guenée, 1852
Taeniocampa capsella Grote, 1874
Protorthodes lindrothi Krogerus, 1954
Taxonomic Notes: Protorthodes oviduca: Includes as a synonym Protorthodes lindrothi [10564].
  • 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, D., J. Walsh & C. Ferris, 2014. A revision of the genus Protorthodes McDunnough with descriptions of a new genus and four new species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Eriopygini). ZooKeys, 421: 139-179.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 56.18m; p. 306. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Protorthodes oviduca
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Protorthodes oviduca
© Nolie Schneider
Protorthodes oviduca
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Protorthodes oviduca
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Protorthodes oviduca
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Protorthodes oviduca
© Canadian National Collection LG

Protorthodes oviduca
© Canadian National Collection LG

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